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Please, Malese! A Trickster Tale from Haiti

Please, Malese! A Trickster Tale from Haiti

By: Amy MacDonald
Illustrated by: Emily Lisker
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Fiction, Fairytales, Folk Tales, and Tall Tales

Malese, a clever lazybones, sets out to get new shoes and he briefly winds up in jail — that is, until he convinces his jailers that it's more trouble than it's worth to hold him there. Bold illustrations evoke the Haitian setting and the humor of one trickster.

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