Minnesota Historical Society

Dhegdheer: A Scary Somali Folktale

$ 12.95

In this hair-raising cautionary tale from Somalia, the Hargega Valley is plagued by the monstrous Dhegdheer, who gobbles up anyone unlucky enough to cross her path. A widow and her young son try to escape her. Will they be Dhegdheer's next meal or will their virtue save them and help bring an end to Dhegdheer's reign of terror? In English and Somali
  • Publisher: Minnesota Humanities Center/Somali Bilingual Book Project
  • Retold by: Marian A. Hassan
  • Illustrated by: Betsy Bowen
  • Format: Paperback, 9" x 7", 32 pages
  • ISBN: 1931016194

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