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Mabela the Clever by Margaret Read MacDonald

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Published by Albert Whitman & Company .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Children: Kindergarten,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Animals - Mice Hamsters Guinea Pigs etc.,
  • Fairy Tales & Folklore - General,
  • Africa,
  • Folklore

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsTim Coffey (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7946682M
ISBN 100807549037
ISBN 109780807549032

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Mabela may be the smallest mouse in the village, but her father has taught her to be clever. And this cleverness comes in handy when the cat comes, inviting everyone to join the secret Cat Society. The mice line up, with Mabela at the front and the Cat at the back.   The Paperback of the Mabela the Clever by Margaret Read MacDonald, Tim Coffey | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or Brand: Whitman, Albert & Company. Overall, “Mabela the Clever” is a truly fantastic book about the importance of heeding warnings about dangerous situations in life and showing how parents can be extremely resourceful when it comes to teaching their children about the ways of the tion: Seller. Mabela the Clever - Kindle edition by MacDonald, Margaret Read, Coffey, Tim, Coffey, Tim. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Mabela the Clever/5(17).

Mabela the Clever by Margaret Read MacDonald and Tim Coffey. The rhythm, pacing, and language characteristic of fine oral storytelling propel read more. The rhythm, pacing, and language characteristic of fine oral storytelling propel this suspenseful, crowd-pleasing tale adapted from the Limba people of West Africa. Margaret Read MacDonald, Author, Tim Coffey, Illustrator, illus. by Tim Whitman $ (32p) ISBN Says the book from the start, "In the early times, some were clever and some were foolish. The Cat was one of the clever ones. The mice were mostly foolish". Mostly. There are exceptions to every rule and in this case the exception is named Mabela. Mabela comes from a loving family, one that has given her much good advice in the past/5(5). Mabela may be the smallest mouse in the village, but her father has taught her to be clever. And this cleverness comes in handy when the cat comes, inviting everyone to join the secret Cat Society. Preview this book»4/5(9).

Mabela is a mouse, whose father has taught her to be clever. When Mabela ventures off with a cat, she does exactly what her father has taught her. This helps Mabela save her friends and herself. This is a great book with great morals to abide by. The illustrations are beautiful and give a sense of a different color, because of the color choices/5(7). Editions for Mabela the Clever: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Other Format published in. Get this from a library! Mabela the clever. [Margaret Read MacDonald; Tim Coffey] -- An African folktale about a mouse who pays close attention to her .   Mabela the Clever is a retelling of an African folktale from the Limba people about a mouse who pays close attention to her surroundings and avoids being tricked by .