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How the leopard got his claws

Chinua Achebe

How the leopard got his claws

by Chinua Achebe

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Published by East African Pub. House in Nairobi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementstory by Chinua Achebe and John Iroaganachi ; with The lament of the deer by Christopher Okigbo ; pictures by Adrienne Kennaway.
SeriesLioncub book ; 9
ContributionsIroaganachi, John, joint author., Kennaway, Adrienne, 1945-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.A174 Ho 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination[48] p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4275387M
LC Control Number78300877

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How the Leopard Got His Claws chronicles the breakdown of peace and harmony in the forest kingdom triggered by a power struggle between the leopard and the dog.

Although the illustrations are absolutely GORGEOUS, I cant look past this storys narrative faults/5. About How the Leopard Got His Claws “In this powerful illustrated fable for older picture book readers, Achebe, the celebrated Nigerian writer, offers a parable about how power corrupts.” — The New York Times Book Review In the beginning, all the animals lived as.

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How the Leopard Got His Claws (by Chinua Achebe) From Chinua Achebe, father of modern African literature, comes a vivid fable about power and freedom -- In the beginning, all the animals lived as friends. Their king, the leopard, was strong but gentle and wise. — The New York Times Book Review In the beginning, all the animals lived as friends.

Their leopard king was strong but gentle and wise. Only Dog had sharp teeth and lived as an outsider before attacking the leopard and taking over as king — until the angry leopard returned to regain his throne by force with his own threatening new : Candlewick Press.

• “How the Leopard Got His Claws” is a Nigerian myth. In this retelling, the storyteller introduces dark undertones that may reflect a civil war and other struggles that have stalled Nigeria’s progress toward unity, peace, and stability.

• “Prayer to the Pacific” is a Native American poem that draws a comparison. "We love his head, we love his jaws,/ We love his feet and all his claws," the toad sings in praise of the dog.

King Leopard defeats him in the end, but only with violence. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The leopard went to the blacksmith to get his claws and the turned to the thunder to get his roar. Now the leopard rules with harshness and the dog had to go with humans to be protected from all the other animals. Must Read Literature: K thru Ya says, "This is a good folk tale book to add to an elementary library collection." Barb Kamen, Reviewer/5(14).

How the Leopard Got His Claws has 1 reviews and 1 ratings. Reviewer angel wrote: I really want to read this book because it looks like an awesome book!!!5/5(1). How the Leopard Got His Claws.

This picture book is a modern pourquoi story set in Nigeria. As long as the animals cooperated and were kind, life in the forest was good. But, when the dog, flooded out of his cave, attacks the leopard and takes over as king without the rest of the animals objecting. Leopard visits Thunder and a blacksmith.

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In the beginning, all the animals lived as friends. Their king, the leopard, was strong but gentle and wise. Only Dog had sharp teeth, and only he scoffed at the other animals' plan to build a common shelter for resting out of the rain/5(2).

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Ever wondered who the real king of the forest is. Read this book to learn more. This book highlights how cats and dogs have been friend and foe since the beginning of time. This is a beautifully illustrated Nigerian myth about. -- The New York Times Book Review In the beginning, all the animals lived as friends.

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