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Sam and the Tigers: A New Telling of Little Black Sambo

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Little Black Sambo by Helen Bannerman is re-created in a black southern storytelling voice in which the storyteller is involved--a voice readers may ... Show synopsis

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  • Politically correct Black Sambo Dec 17, 2009
    by GrannyNanny

    If Julius Lester can't rescue this charming tale from oblivion, nobody can. I do kind of miss the rhythms and repetitions, and especially the phrase, "Now I'm the grrrandest tiger in the jungle!" but if that's what it took, it is still worth the sacrifice to have this classic back in the mainstream.

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