Why the Crab Has No Head: An African Tale (Carolrhoda Picture Books)

By: Knutson, Barbara

Price: $7.95

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


Used hardcover picture story book in Very Good Condition of Why the Crab Has No Head: an African Tale retold and illustrated by Barbara Knutson. CONDITON NOTES: Unmarked clean pages, tight binding, minor visible cover wear (rubbing, black marker line on top outer page edges) and outer soil. Accelerated Reader AR 3.8. Publisher summary: Retells the African folktale from the Bakongo people of Zaire in which Crab's pride influences his creator, who leaves Crab without a head to make him humble. Carolrhoda Books, Inc. (Lerner Publishing Group), 1987. 24 pages, 7-7/8 x 9-1/4 inches, 20 cm.Always! Free Standard Shipping in USA!


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"The appealing tale is simply told and well presented in clear, easy-to-read type with each page handsomely framed in patterns of animals, birds, and geometric designs. The effect is brilliant". -- The Horn Book (3/88)

Title: Why the Crab Has No Head: An African Tale (Carolrhoda Picture Books)

Author/Composer: Knutson, Barbara

Categories: Picture Books,

Publisher: Carolrhoda Books: 1988-04-01

ISBN Number: 0876143222

ISBN Number 13: 9780876143223

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: 010951

Keywords: Juvenile Literature, Folk Tales, African Folklore Crabs, Folklore Democratic Republic congo, Bakongo People Zaire, Barbara Knutson, Carolrhoda Books, 0876143222, 9780876143223,