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Zomo, the rabbit.

Hugh Sturton

Zomo, the rabbit.

by Hugh Sturton

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Atheneum .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination128 p.
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17843882M
LC Control Number65021716

Zomo the Rabbit, Softcover, English, Book, Gerald McDermott, Gerald McDermott, Preschool - 2nd Grade, , $ $ for t he Translation Books by Alma Flor Ada and F. Isabel Campoy Spanish Set, In cluding 20%-Off, Free Shipping, and No Sales Tax: 16 Softcover Spanish Books and 1 . To gain wisdom, Zomo, the small black rabbit, successfully accomplishes a series of impossible tasks assigned by the Sky God in this traditional Nigerian tale. Richly colored, stylized illustrations accompany the simple text — ideal for sharing aloud.

  The words have the drama and immediacy of the oral tradition ("Zomo! / Zomo the rabbit. / He is not big. / He is not strong. / But he is very clever"). As Zomo talks to Sky God and outwits Big Fish, Wild Cow, and Leopard, the book design reinforces the surprising exploits of a trickster who is cunning but may not always be wise/5(4). Zomo the Rabbit: A Trickster Tale from West Africa [Gerald McDermott] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Zomo the rabbit, a trickster from West Africa, wants wisdom. But he must accomplish three apparently impossible tasks before Sky God will give him what he wants. Is he clever enough to do as Sky God asks?

Zomo the Rabbit A Trickster Tale From West Africa (Book): McDermott, Gerald: Zomo the Rabbit, an African trickster, sets out to gain wisdom. Reading to Kids is a grassroots organization dedicated to inspiring underserved children with a love of reading, thereby enriching their lives and opportunities for future success. Reading to Kids currently works with Gratts, Magnolia, Esperanza, Los Angeles, Politi, White, Alta Loma, and MacArthur Park Elementary Schools (located in Los Angeles, California) to support monthly, school.


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Zomo the Rabbit: A Trickster Tale from West Africa by Gerald McDermott is a the rabbit. book intended for k-2 grade. This book is about a clever the rabbit. book who wants to earn wisdom from the Sky God. Sky God tells Zomo that if he does three impossible things, Sky God will give Zomo wisdom.

Well Zomo learns that every action has a consequence.4/5. His acclaimed series of trickster tales consists of Raven (a Caldecott Honor Book), Zomo the Rabbit, Coyote, Jabuti, Pig-Boy, and Monkey, each of which draws from the folktale traditions of a different part of the world.

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The three difficult tasks are: collect scales from Big Fish, milk from Strong Cow, and a tooth from Leopard. Zomo the Rabbit is an example of an animal trickster and is often at the center of many of the traditional tales of West Africa, while other cultures tell similar stories about the Spider and the Tortoise using guile and Zomo to outwit their larger "Zomo the Rabbit: A Trickster Tale from West Africa" Gerald McDermott knows that he Cited by: 7.

Third, Zomo had to get the tooth of elephant. true false. f e f s o l l ae l fu e fr st e l a c s s i h d n a d e c n a d h s i F g i B. 8 9. Wild Cow liked to give Zomo her milk. true false Sky God said that Zomo had courage and a bit of sense, but no caution.

true false Zomo the Rabbit by Gerald McDermott. Zomo the rabbit, a trickster from West Africa, wants wisdom. But he must accomplish three apparently impossible tasks before Sky God will give him what he wants.

Is he clever enough to do as Sky God asks. &#;The tale moves along with the swift concision of Brand: HMH Books. This book is a trickster tale from West Africa.

The theme of Zomo the Rabbit is the quest for wisdom, while the tone of the book is fun. Sky God gives Zomo three impossible tasks. In completion of these tasks Zomo learns three things are worth having: courage, good sense, and caution. He has all but caution and now he has wisdom/5(5).

Zomo the Rabbit Discussion Guide. Grades. PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5 Book. Teach This Lesson. Personal Response SHARE OPINIONS. Give children an opportunity to share their thoughts and opinions about the story.

You may wish to prompt discussion with questions such as: How did you like Zomo's tricks. Did he earn wisdom. Why do you think that. Zomo, the rabbit: [tales] by Sturton, Hugh and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at He is not big.

He is not strong. But he is very clever. Sky God says that if Zomo can do three impossible tasks, he will give Zomo wisdom.

The three difficult tasks are: collect scales from Big Fish, milk from Strong Cow, and a tooth from Leopard. Is Zomo clever enough to do the impossible. Simple, rhythmic language and dazzling art influenced by African design combine to bring this.

Zomo the Rabbit (primary) Book 1 of 9 Use this 'Book: Zomo the Rabbit (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Zomo the Rabbit (primary)'. This unit reviews Gerald McDermott's tale of an African rabbit. Good story sequencing practice, a.

Zomo the Rabbit is a great multicultural book for children. Zomo wants wisdom, so the Sky God gives him tasks to complete before he will grant him wisdom. This book could be used in the classroom to teach sequences, and it could also be used to teach children that to get what you want you have to work for it.

()4/5(36). 'Zomo the Rabbit' is a story by Gerald McDermott based on African mythology. This lesson plan uses the story, a text lesson, and a small group activity to engage students as they learn about Zomo.

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Author: McDermott, Gerald. Isbn: Zomo the Rabbit, an African trickster, sets out to gain wisdom. Hook Your Students. Have you ever seen a rabbit. Have you ever played a trick on someone. How did you feel afterward.

Ideas for the Classroom. A rabbit asks the sky god for wisdom, and learns that he must first fool three animals. McDermott tells the tale in punchy, short sentences and sunny paintings that echo African styles and motifs.

Zomo is a bucktoothed comic figure whose antics will keep readers laughing; and though he accomplishes his tasks more easily than Ananse in Haley's A Story, A Story, the prize is smaller too&# Author: Gerald Mcdermott.

His acclaimed series of trickster tales consists of Raven (a Caldecott Honor Book), Zomo the Rabbit, Coyote, Jabuti, Pig-Boy, and Monkey, each of which draws from the folktale traditions of a different part of the world. (50). Summary: Zomo the Rabbit is an African trickster tale.

Zomo is a very clever rabbit but still seeks wisdom. When he goes to the Sky God to request wisdom, he is given 3 impossible tasks he must complete to be granted wisdom. The Sky God asks him to bring him the scales of the fish, the milk of a cow and the tooth of the : Reynolds,Caroline.Zomo the Rabbit: A Trickster Tale from West Africa Gerald McDermott, Author, Tim Peck, Editor Harcourt Children's Books $17 (32p) ISBN More By and About This Author.Get this from a library!

Zomo, the rabbit: [tales]. [Hugh Sturton] -- The tales recounted here are adapted by the author from his having heard the Hausa tribes of northern Nigeria tell them around the fireside. The hero, Zomo, is the same character who later became.