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Farmyard Tales ~ How Zebras Got Their Stripes
This title is based on an old African folktale and aimed at children who are beginning to read. It tells how once upon a time zebras didn't have stripes until a greedy baboon changed all that. ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published June 1st 2009 by Usborne Books
(first published 2009)
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This is an origin story from Africa on how the Zebra got it's stripes. Excellent illustrations by Lare Fournier and Lesley Sims was super at retelling the story about the Zebra's stripes. Greedy Baboon did not want to share the water in the pond with the other animals. Try as they might, the greedy baboon chased them off. The first zebra, which is the one without the stripes, was not scared of the baboon and would take him on. The baboon collected a whole lot of sticks and made a fire to scare o ...more
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