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Little Black Sambo

Little Black Sambo

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Little Black Sambo

by Bannerman, Helen

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  • Hardcover
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About This Item

American Crayon, 1943 Decorative covers and internal illustrations by Fern Bisel Peat, Story begins inside front cover and ends inside back cover plus twelve pages. There are six full page color illustrations with the rest of the pages with black and white illustrations. Split at front gutter with a chip at the top of spine, average edge wqear, contents quite bright and clean.

Synopsis

The Story of Little Black Sambo, a children's book by Helen Bannerman, a Scot who lived for 30 years in Madras in southern India, was first published in London in 1899. (An American edition of the book was illustrated by Florence White Williams. ) In the tale, an Indian boy named Sambo prevails over a group of hungry tigers. The little boy has to give his colourful new clothes, shoes, and umbrella to four tigers so they will not eat him.

Reviews

On Jan 14 2015, a reader said:
When I was a young I thought this was a great book. I never considered this book racist. But back then I didn't know what racism was. Sambo could have pink with yellow polka dots I would never have known the difference. Only when the grown ups made it racist did this ever enter my mind.

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Details

Bookseller
Kerkhoff Books Div KSI US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
002919
Title
Little Black Sambo
Author
Bannerman, Helen
Illustrator
Fern Bisel Peat
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Good
Quantity Available
1
Publisher
American Crayon
Date Published
1943
Size
Folio - over 12 - 15" tall
Weight
0.00 lbs
Bookseller catalogs
Children;

Terms of Sale

Kerkhoff Books Div KSI

Books returnable if not as described and returned in same condition as sent.

About the Seller

Kerkhoff Books Div KSI

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Biblio member since 2006
Warsaw, Indiana

About Kerkhoff Books Div KSI

Primarily online seller with emphasis on better quality books.In the book business since the mid 1980s.

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Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Gutter
The inside margin of a book, connecting the pages to the joints near the binding.

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