"The appealing tale is simply told and well presented in clear, easy-to-read type with each page handsomely framed in patterns of animals, birds, and geometric designs. The effect is brilliant". -- The Horn Book (3/88)
Why The Crab Has No Head is a spectacular african folktale illustrated and retold by Barbara Knutson. The dynamic black and white contrast of the drawings is highly stimulating for children of all ages, even infants can focus on the geometrical shapes. Knutson captures the story-telling qualities of the african tradition by using rythm and repetition, making it natural for your child to read along with you. This morality tale is a must-have for all parents seeking to create a multi-cultural library.
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