Aardema, Verna

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1911-06-06
Death 2000-05-11
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

American author of children's books noted for her retellings of African folktales.

From the description of Behind the back of the mountain : Black folktales from Southern Africa : production material, ca. 1970-1973. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62494367

From the description of Tales from the story hat : production material, ca. 1959-1960. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62494368

From the description of Tales for the third ear, from Equatorial Africa : production material, [1969?]. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62451277

From the description of The riddle of the drum : a tale from Tizapan, Mexico : production material, ca. 1976-1979. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62443351

From the description of Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale : production material, ca. 1973-1975. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62443352

From the description of Papers, 1959-1982. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62451276

From the description of Half-a-ball-of-Kenki : an Ashanti tale retold : production material, ca. 1977-1979. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62405836

From the description of What's so funny, Ketu? : a Nuer tale : production material, ca. 1979-1982. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62405838

From the description of Who's in Rabbit's house? : a Masai tale retold : production material, ca. 1976-1977. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62405837

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SNAC ID:
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Subjects:

  • Animals--Juvenile fiction
  • Maasai (African people)--Folklore
  • Authors, American--Correspondence
  • Tales
  • Animals--Fiction
  • Children's literature--Manuscripts
  • Children's literature, American
  • Ashanti (African people)--Folklore
  • Folklore

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Sudan (as recorded)
  • Mexico (as recorded)
  • Africa, West (as recorded)
  • Africa (as recorded)
  • South Africa (as recorded)
  • Africa (as recorded)
  • Africa (as recorded)
  • Africa (as recorded)