The Singer And The Snorer

by Peter Kalu

The Singer And The Snorer

  • ISBN-13: 9780955253904
  • Author(s): Peter Kalu
  • Subject: Children's, Teenage & educational
  • Publisher: Satchel
  • Imprint: Satchel
  • Publication Date: 07-12-2006
  • Format: p/b

Availability: In stock

£5.99
Two strangers seek shelter at a remote village. They are welcomed by the village chief and offered a lavish feast. However, there is a catch: if they snore at any point during the night, they will be killed. When one of them starts snoring his head off, their future looks bleak. From this bizarre beginning, an amusing and thought-provoking tale ensues. The Singer and the Snorer is a folk tale from Sierra Leone of a distinct type: the dilemma story. It ends in a riddle that the reader is invited to solve.
About the book

Two strangers seek shelter at a remote village. They are welcomed by the village chief and offered a lavish feast. However, there is a catch: if they snore at any point during the night, they will be killed. When one of them starts snoring his head off, their future looks bleak. From this bizarre beginning, an amusing and thought-provoking tale ensues. The Singer and the Snorer is a folk tale from Sierra Leone of a distinct type: the dilemma story. It ends in a riddle that the reader is invited to solve.

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