The Girl Who Married a Lion : Folktales from Africa, Paperback Book

The Girl Who Married a Lion : Folktales from Africa Paperback

Illustrated by Naomi Holwill


A girl marrying a lion? A beautiful woman who is really a leopard? A tree that can feed a family? Let bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith whisk you off to a place where magic is ordinary and bizarre things happen everyday, in this weird, wonderful and sometimes very funny celebration of African folk tales.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 144 pages, Line drawings throughout
  • Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
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  • Category: Short stories
  • ISBN: 9781841957296

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