Clever Squirrel and the Great Wedding Contest

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Clever Squirrel and Beautiful Gazelle are in love with each other and determined to get married. But Gazelle’s father wants a better husband for his daughter than the poor, never-do-well trickster. So he has decided to hold a contest and whoever can answer his riddle will have his daughter’s hand in marriage.

Now Squirrel has to face down challenges from rich Tortoise, vain Snake, handsome Zebra, talkative Parrot and the strong and mighty Rhinoceros. Will Squirrel manage to outsmart the competition?

A funny, engaging retelling of a beloved Hausa folktale from the author of Butterfly and Other PoemsMy First Book of Rhymes and Animals in the Neighbourhood.


Author: Yusuf Adamu | Print ISBN: 978-9784894364 | Format: Picture Book | No of Pages: 32 |  Publication Date: December 2013

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Valerie Wyatt

Valerie Wyatt is an award-winning editor and author of more than 14 non-fiction books, many of them about science. She is also a children’s book editor and has edited more than a hundred children’s books. In 2004 she received the Tom Fairley Award for Editorial Excellence. She lives in Victoria, British Columbia, with her husband and dog, MacPherson MacDonald.