Mamy Wata and the Monster (English–Chinese) (Veronique Tadjo) (Paperback)

By Veronique Tadjo, Veronique Tadjo (Illustrator), Lori Chen (Translated by)

Milet Publishing, 9781840592665, 24pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2000

List Price: 9.95*
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When Mamy Wata, the queen of all waters, finds a supposedly frightening monster crying in his cave, she is touched by his tears and wonders how she can make him happy again.

About the Author

Veronique Tadjo is an award-winning writer, illustrator, and painter from the Ivory Coast who studied English and African-American literature and civilization. In addition to her children's books, she has written novels, poetry, and essays, and has edited anthologies of African writing.

Praise For Mamy Wata and the Monster (English–Chinese) (Veronique Tadjo)

"Dazzlingly vibrant picture books based on the culture of African storytelling. The stories are appealing to all and an absolute pleasure to read as a family."  —The Parents' Guide

"Absolutely delightful, refreshing picture-story books . . . enriched by the immediacy and directness of the author's style and by the infectious use of rhythmic language. The publishers are to be congratulated on producing such beautiful, full-color, stitched paperbacks on quality art paper. Very highly recommended."  —The School Librarian