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The alligator ferry service and other stories from Guyana

Janet Jagan

The alligator ferry service and other stories from Guyana

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Published by Harpy in Milton, Ontario .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children"s stories, Guyanese.,
  • Animals -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Animals -- Fiction.,
  • Guyana -- Fiction.,
  • Short stories.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwritten by Janet Jagan ; illustrated by Elizabeth Burke.
    GenreJuvenile fiction., Fiction.
    ContributionsBurke, Elizabeth, 1978- ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.J153445 Al 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3343177M
    ISBN 100968405932
    LC Control Number2004347258
    OCLC/WorldCa46703055

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Books of Children's Stories by Janet Jagan. When Grandpa Cheddi Was a Boy. Patricia the Baby Manatee. Anastasia the Anteater. The Dog Who Loved Flowers. Children Stories of Guyana's Freedom Struggles.

The Alligator Ferry Service and Other Stories from Guyana. Unpublished Stories and Poems. “The Alligator Ferry Service and other Stories From Guyana” is a 32 page full colour book, collection of stories, written by Janet Jagan, which will delight children all over the world and give them a sense of the magical beauty of Guyana's (South America) landscape and the humanity of its people.

The ferry only runs once a day supposedly at 11 AM. If coming from Georgetown you should leave early (5AM) as there is also a ferry crossing the Berbice river at New Amsterdam, this only runs once an hour (you need to catch the or ferry here).

The ferry terminal in Guyana is some km south of the nearest town, Corriverton. “Sometimes there were trips to somebody's cousin's friend's plot of land by the black-water creeks off the highway, trips that killed me with nostalgia even while I lived them, driving aback a pickup, silvery rain pelting bare backs, leaves dancing on the mud trail, branches snapping back onto faces, puddles like lakes forded in the sinking vehicle, bushcook and red rum and drenched cricket.

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The Guyana Story is a collection of short essays which attempt to relate the story of the Guyanese people in a generally chronological order. It is obvious that not all the details of the periods described are included, but the aim of the author is to build an awareness among young Guyanese in particular, of the rich heritage of the people of.

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Gina Amico During the first three months of my 27 months of service, I trained with Peace Corps staff by. Another collection was published in Canada by Harpy, Ontario, The Alligator Ferry Service and Other Stories from Guyana with illustrations by Elizabeth Burke.

Publications. Home > Books > Anastasia the Anteater and other stories Anastasia the Anteater and other stories Meet an enterprising alligator who sets up a ferry service, a water dog who escapes to freedom, two brave girls who find their way out of the Guyanese forest, a skeleton with a secret from the past, and Rima, the famous singing sea-bird.

The children's story of Guyana [De Weever, Guy E. L] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The children's story of GuyanaAuthor: Guy E. L De Weever. To start with, Joh-nny’s taxi service will pick you up from where you are staying in Paramaribo.

We stayed at the Etienne’s Unique Apartments in Paramaribo and Joh-nny’s driver turned up at am to pick us up. It’s always an early start leaving Paramaribo as you need to be at the border to catch the once daily 11am ferry to Guyana (or twice daily, but you’ll miss the earlier one).

Janet Jagan, OE, Octo – Ma Janet Rosalie Jagan, née Rosenberg, former President of Guyana, died on March 28 aged Janet Jagan. The Alligator Book Hardcover – August 1, by C. Lockwood (Author) out of 5 stars 8 ratings5/5(6).

KNOWN to be a vicious predator, the Black Caiman is the largest member of the family, Alligatoridae. It is restricted to South America, being found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, and Peru. It is very similar to the American alligator, and is commonly referred to as ‘alligator’ locally in Guyana.

The Black. Answered: We're planning a small trip to Guyana, and since it seems almost wasteful not to, the group of us are planning to take the ferry to Suriname. Does anyone have up-to-date information about it.

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From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. User Review - Flag as inappropriate. A fantastic book of tales. I recommend that people who are interested in folklore and Carribean cultures it is a good read 5/5(1). Guyana Christmas Nostalgia – by Peter Halder + video. Growing up circa the mid’s on Non Pareil Street, Albouystown, Georgetown in Guyana, Christmas was indeed the most wonderful time of the year.

It was not just the greatest holiday but a. The Alligator River Story Once upon a time there was a woman named Abigail who was in love with a man named Gregory.

Gregory lived on the shore of a river. The river, which separated the two lovers, was teeming with man-eating alligators. Abigail wanted to cross the river to be with Gregory.

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The Canawaima ferry service was established since to connect travelers enroute of Moleson creek- 10km south of Corriverton- to the south drain in Suriname. It is the only legal marine travel connection between the two countries.

During the s and s Sproston did much to improve ferry services thoughout Guyana. represents a watershed in the history of steamer operations in Guyana as Sprostons operated a daily ferry service to Essequibo.

On Decemthe Sproston Creole, the first steamer built by Sprostons' dry dock in Guiana, commenced operations. “The Alligator River Story” is a tale in which reveal different unethical actions on its characters.

In the story I have observed more than one unethical issue. The first one is the unethical issue on Gregory, as a man he should have taken the bigger responsibility to cross the river in able to be with her lover Abigail on the other shore.

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Alligator River Story. Once there was a girl named Abigail who was in love with a boy named Gregory. Gregory had an unfortunate accident and broke his glasses. Abigail, being a true friend, volunteered to take them to be repaired. The repair shop was across the river, and during a.

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Myths, Legends, Folktales and Fables of Guyana By Dmitri Allicock for the Guyaneseonline blog The practices of Myths, legends, folktales and fables is said to provide continuity and stability to a culture.

They foster a shared set of perspectives, values, history and literature, in the stories themselves. When Slaves ran away from the plantations they used the vast water ways of Guyana to escape deeper into the interior. The plantation owner would let loose his slave trackers to hunt and capture them.

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THE ALLIGATOR RIVER STORY Once there was a girl named Abigail who was in love with a man named Gregory. Gregory lived on one side of a river, and Abigail lived on the other side. However, the river was filled with man-eating alligators, so it was dangerous to cross it.

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