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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. With Margaret H. Lipper he is author of books including Head, Body, Legs and The Talking Vegetables.

Mrs. Chicken and the Hungry Crocodile

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

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Head, Body, Legs

Retold by Won-Ldy Paye and Margaret H. Lippert; Illustrated by Julie Paschkis
Square Fish
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 themselves, so they try to...

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