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Little Black Sambo

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"Little Black Sambo" is a children's book by Helen Bannerman. It was published in October 1899. In the late 20th century, the book was deemed racially offensive. It has undergone various revisions.

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Sambo is an Indian boy who receives several new pieces of clothing from his parents. Tigers take the clothes, and turn themselves into butter racing around a tree dressed in them. The butter is used to make pancakes for Sambo.


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