Village of Round and Square Houses

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Village of Round and Square Houses, written and illustrated by Ann Grifalconi, tells the story of Tos - a real life village in Cameroon - where the men live in square houses and the women live in round. The story behind this custom is sensitively retold through the eyes of a young girl brought up there.

About Ann Grifalconi

Ann Grifalconi is a Caldecott Honor Award winner in the US. She has produced films and written and illustrated many stories researched in Africa including Village of Round and Square Houses.

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