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|Book Description (Annotation)
Lion learns to treat his friends nicely in a story that weaves together two South African folktales.
BISAC subjects: JUVENILE FICTION : Fairy Tales & Folklore - Adaptations; JUVENILE FICTION : Fairy Tales & Folklore - African; JUVENILE FICTION : Animals - Jungle Animals.
Roland C. Barksdale-Hall
Roland C. Barksdale-Hall currently works in the library at the Farrell Area School District, where he tells his stories. He along with his wife and four children reside in Sharon, Pennsylvania. In the picture above, he showed African masks to kindergarten students, while his daughter Vonita plays and tried to peek through one of them. The storyteller aims to teach students valuable lessons in character development (photography by Jean Angelo).
Bill Murray started his career as an illustrator in the early 1970’s, as a teenager working with the Johnson Publishing Company, the publishers of Ebony and Jet magazines. As a syndicated cartoonist-flash animator -illustrator, Murray has created cartoons for print and broadcast media Reading to his four-year-old daughter, Cheyanne (in photo above), inspired him to illustrate children’s books. He resides in Sharon, Pennsylvania.
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|“Roland Barksdale-Hall shares his special gift with us. Storytelling is not easy, but he makes it look that way.”|
“Roland Barksdale-Hall is a familiar teaching artist and well-loved face at Msgr. Geno Monti School in Farrell, Pennsylvania. Lion Pride is ideal for students in kindergarten to second grade. It captivates his audience with a message that is both entertaining and timeless: To have a friend, you must also be a friend.”
|“Drawing from African folklore traditions, Roland Barksdale-Hall has created an engaging tale that entertains and imparts age-old lessons. Accompanied by lively illustrations, Lion Pride is a fun story for readers of all ages.”
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