Coconut Thieves download epub
by Catharine Fournier,Janina Domanska
The Coconut Thieves book. Catharine Fournier, Janina Domanska.
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Fournier, Catharine; Domanska, Janina; Eichenberg, Fritz, 1901-1990, donor. Acknowledgment is made to Wanda Markowska and Anna Milska for permission to translate and adapt the story The coconut thieves"-T. DLC. Publication date. An adaptation of an African folk tale about a fierce and selfish leopard who jealously guarded a grove of coconut trees. All the animals wanted to but Turtle and Dog were the only two who managed to foil and taste the sweet reward.
The coconut thieves (1ST prt). Published by Scribners, NY, 1964. Illustrator: Domanska, Janina. Book Condition: NEAR FINE. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+. Condition: NEAR FINE Hardcover.
Africa is the setting of this last folk tale, adapted by Catharine Fournier. It is a true fable, with humor, adventure and appealing characters. Janina Domanska's elegant illustrations, which depict the animals as partly human, are reminiscent of primitive paintings.
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Janina Domańska (July 28, 1913 – February 2, 1995) was a Polish artist, author and illustrator. Domańska attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, Poland. She moved to the United States in 1952, where she later married writer Jerzy Laskowski. Domańska is best known for her self-illustrated children's books. She won Caldecott Honors for her book If All the Seas Were One Sea in 1971. Her other titles include The Tortoise and the Tree, Din Dan Don It's Christmas, Spring is, and The Best of the Bargain.
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Publisher: Scribner (January 2000)