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The House With No Door: African Riddle-poems

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House With No Door African Riddlepoems

HMH Books for Young Readers


Author: Brian Swann

A collection of original poems created from riddles of various African tribes.
Written by Brian Swann and it was published sometime in 1998 by HMH Books for Young Readers. This is the 1st ed. of the book has 32 pages and it has amazingly colored illustrations. Browndeer Press. For more information on this riddle book, visit the shopping cart link.

When is a riddle not a riddle? Riddle poems are unique. The succinct poetic images in this delightful and often moving collection have been gathered from various African sources by Brian Swann, a preeminent scholar, poet, and collector of riddles from about the globe. There are twenty-two poetic visions to ponder in this noteworthy collection. When it's a riddle-poem! Warm and colorful paintings by renowned author-illustrator Ashley Bryan make this book a treasure.



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