|Author:||Lloyd Alexander, Trina Schart Hyman|
A carpenter in the West African country of Cameroon goes to a fortune teller and finds the predictions about his future coming true in an unusual way.
Barnes and Noble
Tired of working with wood, a carpenter asks a fortune-teller to read his future. Much to the carpenter’s delight, the fortune-teller predicts a sunny life ahead, When the carpenter returns to ask for details, the fortune-teller has disappeared—and the carpenter discovers he has a talent for an exotic new occupation. Vibrant illustrations evoke the magic of Africa in this clever folktale.