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Here are five original stories of mystery and enchantment, composed after the author spent time travelling alongside the Maasai through the Great Rift Valley The stories weave in the special spirituality of the Maasai warriors and range from the poignant story of the white elephant who never forgets human kindness to a tale of the Leopard God of Rain and the remarkable spell used to find him The stories included are The Warrior and the Moon, Nasira and the White Elephant, The Road of Stars Sendeyo, The Rain God, Footprints in the Wind Accompanied by Evie Safarewicz s dramatic and lucid watercolours and a glossary and note on the Maasai, this is a thought provoking and imaginative book that children will love to listen to and read lovely illustrations and beautiful story I am keen for my son to appreciate his Kenyan heritage and this book has been excellent and my son loves the stories. The Maasai keep close spiritual links to the natural world about them and retain their age old customs..a Quote from the book.And so the book offers five folk tales of Maasai people about their beliefs and faith A with the folk tales, the stories offer a different perspective of the civilization All the stories are wonderfully narrated by the author.What makes the book a gem is the stunning illustrations by Evie Safarewicz Indeed a treasure.This review is for hardback edition by Frances Lincoln ISBN 9780711214866