Sundiata: Lion King of Mali

by David Wisniewski

Hardcover, 1992

Status

Available

Collection

Publication

Clarion Books (1992), Edition: First Edition, Hardcover, 32 pages

Description

The story of Sundiata, who overcame physical handicaps, social disgrace, and strong opposition to rule Mali in the thirteenth century.

Physical description

32 p.; 9.09 x 0.37 inches

ISBN

0395613027 / 9780395613023

UPC

046442613026

Barcode

3923

User reviews

LibraryThing member ktankers
This is good book to read to kids that are told they do not fit because of physical differences.
LibraryThing member Jlporrata75
This magnificent epic tale from Mali, retold and illustrated with cut-paper by David W., embodies the spirit and culture of its people. The colorful illustrations depict life style, architecture, landscapes, and traditional clothes full of patterns. The art is also elegant and sophisticated like the empires of West Africa. Compositions are epic and dramatic like the story. The author made an extensive research at library of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African Art and paid a lot of attention to diverse cultural aspects consulting specialists in the subject like an associate professor of African Art from Indiana State University.… (more)

Pages

32

Rating

(16 ratings; 3.9)
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