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In the thirteenth century, Sundiata overcame physical handicaps, social disgrace, and strong opposition to rule the West African trading empire of Mali.
Title: Sundiata : Lion King of Mali
Illustrator: Wisniewski, David (illustrator)
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Boston, MA, U.S.A., Houghton Mifflin Company (Trade Division): 1992
ISBN Number: 0395613027
ISBN Number 13: 9780395613023
Book Condition: As New
Jacket Condition: As New Jacket
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 001338
Description: Bright beautiful copy, illustrated with Wisniewski's wonderful cut paper illustrations. The story of Sundiata, son of the king of Mali in the time of the great trading empires of Africa some eight hundred years ago, is a powerful tale of courage and determination. As a boy, Sundiata was unable to speak or walk. He overcame these obstacles, but was driven into exile by a rival queen. When Mali was overrun by intruders, 18-year-old Sundiata returned to defeat them and reclaim the throne. Full color.
Keywords: MALI AFRICA HISTORY KINGS QUEENS RULERS ETC JUVENILE NONFICTION BIOGRAPHY AUTOBIOGRAPHY HISTORICAL PEOPLE PLACES