» » The Coming of Night: A Yoruba Creation Myth from West Africa

Download The Coming of Night: A Yoruba Creation Myth from West Africa fb2

by Jenny Stow,James Riordan
Download The Coming of Night: A Yoruba Creation Myth from West Africa fb2
Fairy Tales Folk Tales & Myths
  • Author:
    Jenny Stow,James Riordan
  • ISBN:
    071121378X
  • ISBN13:
    978-0711213784
  • Genre:
  • Publisher:
    Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd (April 1, 2000)
  • Pages:
    32 pages
  • Subcategory:
    Fairy Tales Folk Tales & Myths
  • Language:
  • FB2 format
    1289 kb
  • ePUB format
    1286 kb
  • DJVU format
    1341 kb
  • Rating:
    4.1
  • Votes:
    674
  • Formats:
    lrf docx docx lit


The Coming of Night book. The Coming of Night: A Yoruba Creation Myth from West Africa.

The Coming of Night book.

James Riordan has traveled the world collecting folktales and has published over thirty volumes of tales from different countries. The Twelve Labours of Hercules won the UK Reading Association Award 1998. He is Emeritus Professor at the University of Surry and Visiting Professor at the University of Worcester, as well as holding honorary degrees from Birmingham, London, Moscow and Grenoble. and his autobiography, Comrade Jim: the spy who played for Spartak, was published in 2008 by Fourth Estate.

Use tags to describe a product . for a movie Themes heist, drugs, kidnapping, coming of age Genre drama, parody, sci-fi, comedy Locations paris, submarine, new york.

Manufacturer: Frances Lincoln Children's Books Release date: 27 September 2011 ISBN-10 : 1847802761 ISBN-13: 9781847802767. add. Separate tags with commas, spaces are allowed. Use tags to describe a product .

James Riordan, Jenny Stow. Long, long ago, when the earth was new, the great river goddess Yemoya sent her daughter Aje to marry a handsome earth chief in the Land of Shining Day. At first Aje was happy, but soon she started to pine for the cool shadows of her mother's realm. So her husband asked Crocodile and Hippopotamus to bring Aje a sackful of Night.

The Coming of Night: A Yoruba Creation Myth from West Africa by James Riordan, illustrated by. .Introducing Music Education with Picture Books - s. This book is fiction but it is based on the story of a young lady who raised enough money to reopen a school.

The Coming of Night: A Yoruba Creation Myth from West Africa by James Riordan, illustrated by Jenny Stow (Yoruba). This book can be a tool for teaching about black after slavery in Tennessee and the North.

WHY: The Yoruba people, one of the largest ethnic groups in West Africa, perform Gelede masquerades to curry favor with the Great Mother (Iya Nla) and her disciples, the Powerful Mothers. These goddesses have spiritual powers over the continuation of the community by ensuring fertility of women and agriculture and the respectful law-abiding behavior of community members.

Professor of Russian Studies James Riordan, Jenny Stow. James Riordan's retelling of a Yoruba tale, vividly illustrated by Jenny Stow, gives an enchanting explanation of the coming of night to our world.

The Coming of Night: A Yoruba Creation Myth from West. Africa by James Riordan. An African Naming Ceremony by. Ifeoma Onyefulu 53. Ebele's Favourite: A Book of African Games by Ifeoma.

Select Format: Hardcover. Release Date:September 2011. Publisher:Frances Lincoln Children's Books.

Long, long ago, when the earth was new, the great river goddess Yemoya sent her daughter Aje to marry a handsome earth chief in the Land of Shining Day. At first Aje was happy, but soon she started to pine for the cool shadows of her mother's realm. So her husband asked Crocodile and Hippopotamus to bring Aje a sackful of Night. As they carried it back, the animals heard strange noises coming from the sack - and curiosity finally got the better of them... James Riordan's retelling of a Yoruba tale, vividly illustrated by Jenny Stow, gives an enchanting explanation of the coming of night to our world.