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Refilwe (Best Loved Tales for Africa)
by Zuksiwa Wanner

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    List Price: $9.95
    Format: Paperback, 32 pages
    Classification: Fiction
    Target Age Group: Picture Book
    ISBN13: 9781431400980
    Imprint: Jacana Media
    Publisher: Jacana Media
    Parent Company: Jacana Media, Ltd
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    Book Description:
    A take on the traditional German tale Rapunzel in a Southern African setting

    Zukiswa Wanner brings young readers a retelling of the classic fairy tale, Rapunzel, with a uniquely South African twist. Refilwe is the story of the dreadlocked beauty who is stuck in a cave on top of a mountain awaiting her prince, Tumi. This take on the classic tale will have the children chanting, “Refilwe, Refilwe let down your locks . . . So I can climb the scraggy rocks!” Based on the original version but reimagined for African children, the tale is enriched with magical illustrations by Tamsin Hinrichsen that will keep all children entranced and foster in them a love of reading.

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