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  • Published: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 2001.
  • Year Published: 2001
  • Description: 45 p.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

Reading Level

  • Lexile: 120

ISBN/Standard Number

  • 0060284870 :
  • 0064442632 (softcover)
  • 0060284862


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Crocodile and hen : a Bakongo folktale

by Lexau, Joan M.

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Call number: Reader LEX

Available Copies: Downtown Youth Reader, Malletts Youth Reader

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Adaptation of Why the crocodile does not eat the hen, from Notes on the folklore of the Fjort (French Congo), by R. E. Dennett.

Crocodile is so confused by Hen calling him "brother" every time he gets ready to eat her that he finally goes searching for an explanation of how such a relationship can be.

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