How Many Spots Does a Leopard Have?
And Other Tales
Author: Julius Lester
Illustrator: David Shannon
Fables, Folk Tales and Myths, Multicultural
Culture and Diversity, Loyalty
Acts of vanity, trickery, quiet courage, and fraternal loyalty enrich this collection of African and Jewish folktales, retold by a master storyteller and illustrated with richly detailed paintings.
In 1971 Julius Lester joined the faculty of the University of Massachusetts/Amherst, where he is presently a full professor in the Judaic and Near Eastern Studies Department and adjunct professor in the English and History departments. He also serves as lay religious leader of Beth-El Synagogue in St. Johnsbury, Vermont.