The Orphan Boy by Tololwa Mollel

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Published by Fitzhenry & Whiteside Limited .

Written in English

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ContributionsPaul Morin (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11988047M
ISBN 101550050826
ISBN 109781550050820
OCLC/WorldCa61174948

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The legend of an old Maasai man and Kileken, the orphan boy with mysterious powers whom he adopts as his son. This picture book, based on a story from the author's homeland in Tanzania, explains why the planet Venus is known to the Maasai tribe as Kileken.

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The Maasai inhabit the grasslands of Kenya and Tanzania, and their story provides us with a very beautiful explanation about how the planet Venus helped save an old Maasai man by turning into an orphan boy. The orphan boy — by Tololwa M.

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In the story The Orphan Boy and the Elk dog, there is a brother and sister who are both orphans. Families always take in his sister to adopt her but never the brother. Long Arrow is a young boy who is deaf so everyone looks at him differently.

One day, the villagers who took in his sister packed their bags and left, leaving Long Arrow behind.Comment: This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering.

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