The Tyrant and the Child

The Tyrant and the Child

DVD - 2007
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Video series of multicultural collection of folktales, which are told through storytelling and animation. This folktale from Burkino Faso describes a village that was once ruled by a wicked and crazy king. Because of his madness, he expels all of the elders from the village, leaving behind only the children. He insists that the children build him a palace that reaches to the sky. Unable to do this, the children devise a plan to prove the importance of their elders and overthrow the king.
Publisher: Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, division of Library Video Company, 2007
Copyright Date: ©2005
ISBN: 9781417108268
Branch Call Number: DVD J398.20966 T98 2007
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (15 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 teacher's guide (5 pages ; 19 cm.)
Language Note: English and Spanish language tracks; close-captioned


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