Why hippos have no hair

Why hippos have no hair

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Hares are popular creatures in African folktales. They are famous for behaving badly and always getting away with it. In this Nyungwe folktale, we see what happens when Hare refuses to forgive Hippo for stepping on his foot.

This is the English version. Versions of this book have been produced by the African Storybook Project in The Red Zebra Project celebrates African storytelling in local languages.

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  • Africa
  • African languages
  • Animals
  • Children's literature, English




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