The Wild Beast

The Wild Beast

by Eric Walters

Inspired by a story told to the author while on safari in 2015, The Wild Beast describes the creation of one of Africa’s most unusual animals, the wildebeest. According to oral tradition, the Creator built this unique beast out of leftover parts from other magnificent animals found on the continent. Horns from buffalos and stripes meant for zebras. Tails from giraffes and bumps meant for camels. This creative retelling will introduce little ones to a story rich in both imagery and in lesson: Take what you need to live. Take no more. Waste nothing.


Ages: 3-5
Illustrated by: Sue Todd
ISBN: 9781459815896
Price: $19.95
Published by: Orca Book Publishers

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