Why Goats Smell Bad

by Raouf Mama

Rating: 4 (3 votes)

Tags: Set in Benin Male author

"Why Goats Smell Bad" and Other Stories from Benin

A collection of twenty folk stories from the Fon people of Benin, about orphans and twins with magical associations, spirits, animals, royalty, and farmers.


Read Around The World Challenge user profile avatar for Nell Benton
(2 months ago)
18 May, 2024
This book of folktales from the Fon culture is delightful. I enjoyed the short commentaries about each one. In the oral tradition, the author makes some tweaks of his own. The block print illustrations are wonderful too. The binding and paper are good quality, A must for your library.

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Country: Benin flag Benin
Language: EN
Genre: Folklore

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