Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain: A Nandi Tale

by Verna Aardema and Beatriz Vidal

A tale discovered in Kenya, Africa, has been retold with a cumulative refrain bringing... read more

A tale discovered in Kenya, Africa, has been retold with a cumulative refrain bringing the rhythm of “The House that Jack Built,” the English nursery rhyme to which the similarity of this variant was noticed more than seventy years ago. The artist is originally from Argentina, she used brilliant colors, stylized forms, and space to illustrate the story. (4-9 years)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1981

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