Animal Tales. Volume 3

G.R. von Wielligh

Volumes 3 of stories that were gathered by G. R. Von Wielligh from the Khoikhoi people and are some of the oldest animal stories known in South Africa
Date Published :
June 2014
Publisher :
Protea Boekhuis
Contributor(s) :
Dale Blankenaar
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Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781869196943

Stock Status : In stock


In Animal Tales 3 we meet new animal characters such as Tiger, Crocodile and Rabbit. Poor Wolf still suffers under the hand and tricks of Jackal and is often outwitted by Jackal. The illustrations of up-and-coming artist Dale Blankenaar give new life to the antics of these animals.

About The Author

G.R. von Wielligh (1859–1932) grew up with the stories of the Bushman people. After he qualified as a surveyor, he made it his life-long quest to document these tales for posterity. Von Wielligh had a surveyor’s office in the hinterland of South Africa from where he would visit the regions known as Bushmanland and the Agter-Hantam. Without Von Wielligh, countless African fables would have been lost, since the radio and later television killed the indigenous traditions of storytelling.

DALE BLANKENAAR studied graphic design at Cape Peninsula University. He majored in illustration and advertising and was mentored by Piet Grobler. After graduation he worked as a freelance designer for a year and during that time illustrated his first book. He now works as a promotions designer at Condé Nast and as a freelance illustrator of children’s books.

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