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Princess Gorilla and a new kind of water

Verna Aardema

Princess Gorilla and a new kind of water

a Mpongwe tale

by Verna Aardema

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Dial Books for Young Readers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mpongwe (African people) -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Folklore -- Africa, West -- Juvenile literature.

  • About the Edition

    King Gorilla decrees that no one may marry his daughter until a suitor strong enough to consume a barrel of strange, intoxicating water is found.

    Edition Notes

    Statementretold by Verna Aardema ; pictures by Victoria Chess.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    ContributionsChess, Victoria.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[ 29p. ] col. illus.
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20931171M
    ISBN 100803704127, 0803704135
    LC Control Number8632888

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