Won-Ldy Paye

Won-Ldy Paye was trained as a storyteller by his grandmother. He is from the Dan people of northeastern Liberia, and now lives in Seattle, Washington.


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Mrs. Chicken and the Hungry Crocodile

retold by Won-Ldy Paye and Margaret H. Lippert, illustrated by Julie Paschkis
Square Fish

Mrs. Chicken has to think fast to outwit hungry Crocodile, who wants to eat her for dinner. One morning Mrs. Chicken took her bath in a puddle. “Cluck,...


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The Talking Vegetables

retold by Won-Ldy Paye and Margaret H. Lippert, illustrated by Julie Paschkis
Henry Holt and Co.

A wonderful folktale from the award-winning authors of Mrs. Chicken and the Hungry Crocodile The villagers are planting a garden, but Spider refuses to...


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Head, Body, Legs

Retold by Won-Ldy Paye and Margaret Lippert; Illustrated by Julie Paschkis
Square Fish

A magical retelling of a Liberian creation story Head is all alone. Body bounces along. Arms swing about. Legs stand around. They can’t do much by...


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