The dragon that ate the sun and other tales of the lower Casamance << Back

This book belongs to a collection called "Black Series" This series is a work of recovering oral memory of black communities. We want to offer in our books the rich African oral literature. All the books in this collection will be linked to a solidarity project in the area, which we will support with the sale of the book.

Titles of the Series:

The dragon that ate the sun and other tales of the lower Casamance

28 Tales that were heard in their own language, selected among the more than a hundred collected, and edited and illustrated with the drawings of the children in Senegal. A percentage of the profits are destined to a project to support the teaching of Spanish in Senegal and to teach women of La Casamance how to read. 

The Stories of the Rabbit and other tales of the albinos of Mozambique

28 Tales gathered and illustrated in Mozambique, told by the people with albinism and the people that live with them. The albinos in this part of Africa are considered ghost and that is why they have no right to live. We wanted to make them visible and, above all, show that they are humans, because they also have literature. This book supports the occupational workshop center in Maputo which has received sewing machines donated by elderly women in Madrid, the project was called "A machine to sew hope"

Tales of the hedgehog and other stories of the Saharan women  

In this book the voice of the Saharan women is heard from the sands of the desert in the refugee camps in Tinduf. Its beautifully drawn by the children of the camps. A percentage of the profits will be destined to a cultural project of the culture ministry of the RASD



More info
  • Category: Children | Illustrated Book
  • SubCategory: Cultural Heritage | Short stories | Short stories
  • Theme: Africa | Cultural Heritage
  • Publication Status: Published
  • Edition: Second
  • Publication Date: 15-10-2015
  • ISBN: 9788494264894
  • Retail Price: 24.95 Euro
  • Available Languages: Albanian | Arabic... Check List
  • Original Title: El dragón que se comió el sol Y otros cuentos de la Baja Casamance
  • Original Language: Spanish
  • Publication Country: Spain
  • Publisher: Libros de las Malas Compañías
  • Book Series: 3 vol
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