Featured books by Diane Wolkstein

The Banza: A Haitian Story

The Banza: A Haitian Story

By: Diane Wolkstein
Illustrated by: Marc Brown
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader
Genre: Fiction, Fairytales, Folk Tales, and Tall Tales

Vivid colors depict the Haitian setting for a tale in which a goat uses the banza, a banjo, given to him by a tiger, for protection in an unforeseen way. The traditional tale is retold in a way ideal for sharing aloud, and is complemented by expressive illustrations.

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