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Barbara Knutson

1959 - 2005


Knutson, Barbara (1990). How the guinea fowl got her spots : a Swahili tale of friendship. Minneapolis: Carolrhoda Books. 398.2 K743h

A folk explanation for the guinea fowl's protective coloration that enables it to hide from its natural predator, the lion.

Knutson, Barbara (2004). Love and roast chicken : a trickster tale from the Andes mountains. Minneapolis: Carolrhoda Books. 398.2 K743L

In this folktale from the Andes, a clever guinea pig repeatedly outsmarts the fox that wants to eat him for dinner.


Author/Illustrator Information

Barbara Knutson (1959 -2005 ). (2006). In Something about the author, Vol. 166, pp. 114-116. Detroit: Gale. Online Something about the Author database and REF PN451 .S6 v. 166.

The world of Barbara Knutson : award-winning author and illustrator. Retrieved from : http://www.barbaraknutson.com/


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