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The House with No Door: African Riddle-Poems
When is a riddle not a riddle? When it's a riddle-poem! 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 around the globe. Warm and colorful paintings by renowned author-illustrator Ashley Bryan make thi ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 1st 1998 by HMH Books for Young Readers
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Apr 23, 2012 Victoria Clay rated it 4 of 5 stars
The House with No Front Door is a collection of riddle poems. It would be great to include in a poetry unit. It could also be used in social studies to help students learn about AFrican culture.