The singing man Adapted from a West African folktale by Angela Shelf Medearis

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Published by Houghton Mifflin .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Africa, West,
  • Folklore,
  • Music

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FormatUnknown Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9653029M
ISBN 100618062378
ISBN 109780618062379
OCLC/WorldCa52051791

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A dynamic table of contents enables to jump directly to the chapter of Contents About this. The Singing Man. Adapted from a West African Folktale. In a small village in West Africa, a family's oldest son becomes a farmer, and the second son becomes a blacksmith, but the youngest son, Banzar, wants to be a musician and is forced to leave home and wander the world.

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Book Description: A couple’s youngest son is forced to leave his West African village because he chooses music over the more practical occupations of his brothers, but years later he returns to show the wisdom of his choice.

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