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Mamy Wata and the Monster (Lithuanian-English)

  • ISBN10: 1781421838
  • ISBN13: 9781781421833
  • Author: Veronique Tadjo
  • Illustrator: Veronique Tadjo
  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Published: 01/08/2013

Mamy Wata, the queen of all the waters, is peacefully swimming in a big river when she hears that a horrible monster has been frightening people in the nearby villages. She lies in wait for the monster in his cave, but instead of a monster she finds a sad & fearful man that has been bewitched.

Veroniques explosion of colour brings African culture alive on every page.

Mamy Wata and the Monster won the Unicef Award in 1993 and is also on the list of the 100 Best African Books of the century.

Mamy Wata and the Monster (Lithuanian-English)


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