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Half-a-ball-of-Kenki

Verna Aardema

Half-a-ball-of-Kenki

an Ashanti tale retold

by Verna Aardema

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by F. Warne in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Folklore.,
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Ashanti (African people) -- Folklore.,
    • Folklore -- Africa.

    • About the Edition

      Half-a-Ball-of-Kenki rescues Fly from Leopard and, in the ensuing fray, Leopard receives a spotted coat forever.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Verna Aardema ; and with pictures by Diane Stanley Zuromskis.
      ContributionsStanley, Diane, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.A213 Hal
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[31] p. :
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4728198M
      ISBN 10072326158X
      LC Control Number78016135

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Half-a-ball-of-Kenki by Verna Aardema Download PDF EPUB FB2

Half-A-Ball-Of-Kenki book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Half-a-Ball-of-Kenki rescues Fly from Leopard and, in the ensuing fra /5. Half-A-Ball-Of-Kenki Hardcover – January 1, by Verna Aardema (Author) › Visit Amazon's Verna Aardema Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Verna Aardema (Author) See Author: Verna Aardema. HALF - A - BALL - OF - KENKI. on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. HALF - A - BALL - OF - cturer: Frederick Warne & Co. The maidens are human (but look more Indian than African in Zuromskis' profiles), the suitors are a leopard and his friend a handsome fly, the passers-by are a peanut, a banana, and the kenki, translated as cornmeal mush.

It is the kenki that finally rescues the fly when jealous Leopard ties his rival to a tree, and in the ensuing battle Half-a-Ball-of-Kenki throws Leopard kabot into the fire.

Get this from a library. Half-a-ball-of-Kenki: an Ashanti tale retold. [Verna Aardema; Diane Stanley] -- Half-a-Ball-of-Kenki rescues Fly from Leopard and, in the. Our first story was a folktale from Ghana called "Half a ball of Kenki" from the book Misoso: once upon a time tales from Africa, a collection of stories from all over Africa retold by Verna Aardema with illustrations by Reynold Ruffin.

It is a funny story about Leopard and Fly searching for brides and how Leopard got his spots after fighting. Book Published New York: F. Warne, c Description [31] p.: col.

ill. ; 21 cm. Other contributors Stanley, Diane. Notes "Adapted from Akan-Ashanti folk-tales by R. Rattray () pp. " Summary Half-a-Ball-of-Kenki rescues Fly from Leopard and, in the ensuing fray, Leopard receives a spotted coat forever. ISBN. The eight typescript drafts and the extensive correspondence between Aardema and a Dial Press editor document the creative process involved in writing the book.

Another African folktale, Half-a-Ball-of-Kenki: An Ashanti Tale (), recounts how the leopard got his spots. For this title the collection contains a copy of the publication. Verna Norberg Aardema Vugteveen (June 6, – ), best known by the name Verna Aardema, was an American writer of children's books.

Verna Norberg was born in New Era, graduated from Michigan State University with a B.A. of Journalism in She worked as a grade school teacher from to and became a correspondent for the Muskegon Chronicle.

Picture books (as illustrator only) The Farmer in the Dell (public domain) Fiddle-I-Fee (public domain) Half-a-Ball-of-Kenki (by Verna Aardema) Little Mouse Nibbling (by Tony Johnston) Petrosinella, a Neapolitan Rapunzel (by Giambattista Basile) Onions, Onions. Half-a-Ball-of-Kenki. ISBN N.A Author: Verna Aardema Publisher: Frederick Warne File Size: 99 MB File Format: Pdf Read Count: Half-a-Ball-of-Kenki by Verna Aardema Book Resume: Half-a-Ball-of-Kenki rescues Fly from Leopard and, in the ensuing fray, Leopard receives a spotted coat forever.

This book is a traditional literature book because it contains 12 stories, fables, and pourquoi tales from Africa. It includes some background information and a map showing the regions where each story originated.

The author includes a glossary before each story that contains African words from the story translated into English/5(12). A collection of twelve folktales from different parts of Africa.

A fine collection of African tales, with each story preceded by a map showing its locale and a glossary of unfamiliar words. Annotation. Illustrated in full color. From Angola to Zanzibar, this treasury is as varied and bountiful as Africa itself.

Master storyteller Verna Aardema retells 12 tales of justice and revenge, greed and. Leelee Goro, a Temne tale --Anansi and the phantom food, a tale from Liberia --The Boogey man's wife, a Mano tale --Half-a-ball-of-Kenki, an Ashanti tale --The hen and the dove, an Ashanti fable --The Sloogey dog and the stolen Aroma, a Fang tale --The Cock and the Jackal, a Khoikhoi fable --No, Boconono!, a Zulu tale --Toad's trick, a Kanuri.

The book encapsulates 12 folktales. LeeLee Goro is a Temne Tale, Anansi and the Phantom Food is a tale from Liberia, The Boogey Man's Wife is a Mano Tale, Half-A-Ball-Of-Kenki is an Ashanti Tale and The Hen and the Dove is an Ashanti Fable, The Sloogey Dog and the Stolen Aroma is a Fang Tale, The Cock and the Jackel is a Khoikhoi Fable, No.

Choosing a favorite is hard: How about ``Half-a-Ball-of- Kenki,'' the world's only story starring a partial serving of cornmeal mush. or ``Kindai and the Ape,'' an Emo-Yo-Quaim version of the Androcles and the Lion legend.

or maybe ``The Sloogey Dog and the Stolen Aroma,'' a Fang tale that may have originated in Egypt and has shown up in Jewish. Leelee Goro, a Temne tale -- Anansi and the phantom food, a tale from Liberia -- The Boogey man's wife, a Mano tale -- Half-a-ball-of-Kenki, an Ashanti tale -- The hen and the dove, an Ashanti fable -- The Sloogey dog and the stolen Aroma, a Fang tale -- The Cock and the Jackal, a Khoikhoi fable -- No, Boconono!, a Zulu tale -- Toad's trick, a Kanuri fable -- Goso the teacher, a Swahili.

ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $ InStanley illustrated her first book by another writer, Verna Aardema's Half-a-Ball-of-Kenki: An Ashanti Tale Retold.

She produced her second adaptation of a familiar song, Fiddle-I-Fee: A Traditional American Chant, in the same year. Illustrated with lively four-color drawings, the book depicts a red-haired, freckle-faced girl who has a.

Ink resist with three-color overlays from Half-a-Ball-of-Kenki by Verna Aardema. This one is a little hard to describe, so bear with me. The base plate, or main drawing, was done with ink resist on good quality watercolor paper. I would first lay out the design using non-photo blue pencil (which is invisible to a camera photographing in black.

Half-a-Ball-of-Kenki: an Ashanti tale retold. by Aardema, Verna. texts. eye 7 favorite 0 The collection contains picture books, fiction, non-fiction, toy and moveable books from the infant to the teen level from the 19th century to the present day.

Foreign language material from 80 countries is represented as well.Books in this collection may be borrowed by logged in patrons for a period of two weeks. Half-a-Ball-of-Kenki: an Ashanti tale retold. by Aardema, Verna. texts.

eye 7 favorite 0 comment 0 [31] p.: 21 cm Topic: Ashanti (African people) -- Folklore. Books to Borrow.of the Center for Children's Books THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO * GRADUATE LIBRARY SCHOOL Volume 33 OCTOBER, Number 2 New Titles for Children and Young People Aardema, Verna.

Half-A-Ball-Of-Kenki; an Ashanti Tale; illus. by Diane Stanley Zuromskis. Warne, ISBN X. 33p. $