African Proverbs

African Proverbs for All Ages. Collected by Johnnetta Betsch Cole and Nelda LaTeef. New York: Roaring Brook Press, 2021.
“Tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.”
“If you wish to move mountains tomorrow, you must start by lifting stones today.”
“If you think you are too small to make a difference, you haven’t spent a night with a mosquito.”
“Like the turtle, each one of us must stick out our neck if we want to go forward.”
Dozens of proverbs are vividly illustrated in this gorgeous picture book that will inspire conversations among readers of all ages. 

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