[EBOOK READ] (The Magic Gourd)
EBOOK READ (The Magic Gourd)
Ourd that This vibrant children s book features Rabbit that long earred trickster so common in many African tales Having come into possession of the titular item Rabbit both prospers and suffers from it as is usual in such tales But this time e gets the upper How to Negotiate Your First Job hand with theelp of another animalThe pages pop with color both the writing on ued backgrounds and the illustrations many framed with traditional Mali patterns The bright colors are vivid contrasts to the black and white print patterns each accentuating the otherThe story is one of ow greed and might are brought low by generosity and friendship with a little assist from Rabbit s chicanery of course But the final moral about the power of giving is one that children will take away with them Even Rabbit would approve of that Everyone in the book gets to utilize the magic gourd and it brings everyone together It goes to show ow something so simple could mean so much to a community and culture This book touched upon a culture and really opened my eyes I would use this book in my classroom to make it aware that it exists First I ave to mention about this book is its beginning It starts with the picture of traditional carpets After that it The Literary Relationship of Lord Byron and Thomas Moore has title pages which is uniue in picture books The illustration looks like an Egyptian wall so it creates an atmosphere of the ancient story What a great story with a beautiful messag. Recoversis gourd but still leaves plenty for the King Surprised by Rabbit's kind act the king begins to learn the importance of generosity and friendship Exciting illustrations in bright ceramic plates bowls and sculpture practically dance off of the pages.
CHARACTERS The Magic Gourd
OurdAuthor Baba Wague DiakiteGenre LegendThemes Thankfulness Generosity Forgiving Opening linesentence It all began when the sun refused to allow the clouds to gather and there was no rainBrief Book Summary A kindcaring rabbit is giving a magical gourd after a deed of kindness This magic gourd is shared with Suggestions for Marketing Small Timber his family friends but is soon stolen by a greedy king The rabbit is blessed with another magical gift after another kind deed and is able to use this to get back the gourd from the king The story ends with both the king and the animals reflecting on the good aspects of their livesProfessional RecommendationReview 1 Patricia S Kuntz Africa Access Review In Mali gourds are very common receptacle However according to Baba Wague Diakite in The Magic GourdChameleon gives Rabbit not merely a gourd as payment for rescuingim from a thorn bush but a magic gourd News of this gift cannot be kept long The greedy Mansa Jugu as is soldiers steal t A great book amazing pictures and also I lovw the different culture The Magic Gourd an award winning story is a West African folk tale that takes place in Mali Africa The story begins with Brother Rabbit a kindhearted man on a search for food to feed The Shaping of Western Civilization his starving family While onis journey e runs into a chameleon that is stuck in a thorn bush Brother Rabbit saves the chameleon and in return chameleon rewards Brother Rabbit with a magic St And when a ungry Rabbit rescues Brother Chameleon from a thorny bush Chameleon repays The Ecology, Exploitation and Conservation of River Turtles him tenfold with a magical gourd that always stays filled with food and water But soon a greedy king steals the gourd to make gold and food forimself Cleverly Rabbit.
Set in Mali West Africa and reminiscent of similar stories that mention a magic tablecloth and a magic stick Diakite s tale is infused with a kindness often missing from the European versions Initially the reader may think of Brer Rabbit from the famed Uncle Remus Brer Rabbit s flashy sassiness is missing Medicine and Religion however in this tale of kindness shared The rescued Chameleon rewards Rabbit generously Rabbit inis turn shares the abundance from the magic gourd with The Hockey Saint (Forever Friends, hisungry friends and neighbors The greedy king who takes the magic gourd is outwitted by Ch A story about a Rabbit who is looking for food to feed Valentino his family One daye elps a Chameleon escape from the thorns of the bush and the gourd As a reward for Rabbit s kindness the Chameleon gives the gourd to the Rabbit The Magic Gourd is able to feed Rabbit and is family Rabbit invites Shunned his friends and neighbors so they will notave to suffer A greedy king soon ears about this gourd and takes it away from Rabbit and is family A great story about friendship loyalty and not being selfish The book reminds me of Why Mosuitos Buzz in People s Ears The first thing that stood out to me were the illustrations I loved Oba, the Last Samurai how bright everything wasow different all of the designs were I would for sure read this to my students especially because this book keeps you on your toes because you don t know what will Yonen Buzz, Volume 1 (Yonen Buzz, happen next Title The Magic Coretta Scott King Honor authorartist Baba Wagué Diakité tells a tale from Mali about a magic gourd that can fill itself with whatever its owner desires Andidden within is a powerful lesson about generosityDrought and famine ave come to the parched fore.