Too Much Talk

Front Cover
Candlewick Press, 1995 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 26 pages
A brightly illustrated retelling of a folktale from Ghana concerns the fun that starts when everything starts talking, including the farmer's yams, the fisherman's fish, and the weaver's cloth.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - chris.coelho - LibraryThing

"Too Much Talk" is basically an African folk tale about inanimate objects that speak. The book starts out following an African farmer who sets out to dig up some yams. The yam speaks to the farmer and ... Read full review


User Review  - Kirkus

A West African tale, carefully sourced, about a farmer whose yam and then dog talk to him. Terrified, he runs until he meets a fisherman who listens to the farmer's tale. `` `Oh,' said the fisherman ... Read full review

Other editions - View all

Bibliographic information