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SWA Fables: The guinea-fowl and other fables from South West Africa

SWA Fables: The guinea-fowl and other fables from South West Africa

SWA Fables: The guinea-fowl and other fables from South West Africa is a well known and popular children's book in Namibia in English, Afrikaans and German.
Voigts, Joachim; Levinson, Olga; Viljoen, Hans
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0-86848-009-6
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Title: SWA Fables
Subtitle: The guinea-fowl and other fables from South West Africa
Author: Joachim Voigts
Translation: Olga Levinson; Hans Viljoen
Publisher: Gamsberg Macmillan Publishers
Windhoek, Namibia (1978/1999)
ISBN 0868480096 / ISBN 0-86848-009-6
Hardcover, 28 x 21 cm, 143 pages, throughout colour illustrations, texts in English, German and Afrikaans

Description:

During six years, when artist Joachim Voigts, along with thousands of other fellow Germans from South West Africa, was interned in South African prison camps for civilians, he illustrated and rhymed animal fables for his children. In the 1970s his timeless poetry and beautiful drawings were published by Gamsberg in Windhoek under a German title, soon became very popular and have been reprinted several times since. This timeless and beautiful book is suitable to children and adults of any age.

Content: SWA Fables. The guinea-fowl and other fables from South West Africa

The guinea-fowl
The donkey and the zebras
The lamb's first day
Mrs. Sparrow
Why frogs have only four toes on their fore-feet
The lion's dream