Released on 26 October 2001.

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Proverbs From Far and Wide

and Axel Scheffler

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For ages 3-5
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Synopsis

If the baboon could see his own behind, he would laugh too.

From quarrelling hippopotamuses in Buganda to drinking tea with a fork in India, the proverbs in this book span the world. With striped squirrels, frowning frogs and bewildered baboons, Proverbs From Far and Wide is a wonderful collection of proverbs compiled and illustrated by Axel Scheffler, illustrator of the prize-winning children's book, The Gruffalo. These witty sayings will make you stop to think and laugh out loud.