"A good choice for group sharing—along with, say, Angela Shelf Medearis's Too Much Talk (1995), illus by Stefano Vitale, or any version of 'The Little Red Hen.' (source note) (Picture book/folktale. 6-8)"
In a lightly buffed up version of a Dan tale first offered in their Why Leopard Has Spots (1998), a Liberian storyteller and his co-writer gently tweak a lazy trickster.
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