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The Boy and the Tigers
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The story was a children's favourite for more than half a century. Critics of the time observed that Bannerman presents one of the first black heroes in children's literature and regarded the book as positively portraying black characters in both the text and pictures, especially in comparison to the more negative books of that era that depicted blacks as simple and uncivilised. While out walking, Sambo encounters four hungry tigers, and surrenders his colourful new clothes, shoes, and umbrella so they will not eat him. The tigers are vain and each thinks that he is better dressed than the other. They have a massive argument and chase each other around a tree until they are reduced to a pool of ghee clarified butter.
When a little boy named Rajani ventures into the jungle, he runs into several tigers who Walt Disney's Pinocchio Little Golden Board Book (Disney Classic).
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When a little boy named Rajani ventures into the jungle, he runs into several tigers who make him give them his fine new red coat, blue trousers, purple shoes with crimson linings, and even his green umbrella! New illustrations and non-offensive names and character depictions make this story lovable again. She lives in Milan, Italy. Convert currency. Add to Basket.