When the World Began

When the World Began : Stories Collected in Ethiopia

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This work contains stories about animals and hunters, wise stories, funny stories, stories about cunning and trickery, and love and goodness. These stories are written down here for the first time ever. The author has travelled around Ethiopia collecting stories from this incredibly diverse country. There are stories like those of Aesop, the Bible and Grimm. They are retold by a prize-winning children's author who loves the country. Elizabeth Laird has won the Reader's Choice award for the Smarties, the children's Book award and has been shortlisted for the Carnegie. She has previously published with Egmont, Macmillan, Collins and Hodder. She has spent two years travelling to gather these stories.show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 186 x 250 x 10mm | 381.02g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • full colour illustrations
  • 0192741896
  • 9780192741899

About Elizabeth Laird

Elizabeth Laird has won the Reader's Choice for the Smarties, the Children's Book Award, and has been shortlisted for the Carnegie. She has previously published with Egmont, Macmillan, Collins, and Hodder. Her best known books are Kiss the Dust and Red Sky in the Morning. Elizabeth lives in Surrey. Joseph Kebede is an Ethiopian artist. Lydia Monks is a Smarties prize-winning artist.show more

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