Adiaffi, Jean-Marie
Die
Geschichte vom kleinen Elefanten

A story from the Ivory Coast
Translated from French by Joachim Schultz. Illustrated by Assane N‘Doye.
Lamuv, Göttingen, 1991
44 pages
out of print
ages 5 and up

 

When the time comes for a visit, grandmother won't enter the house until music has been played and the children have solved a riddle. Only then can the story begin, a story that goes back to the time when the animals could still speak to humans.

Original: La légende de l‘éléphanteau. © 1983 Jean-Marie Adiaffi and Editions de l‘Amitié - G.T. Rageot. Paris, France