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A Stork in a Baobab Tree

by Catherine House (author) and Polly Alakija (illustrator)

Suitable for 5+ years

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Product description

New in paperback. Set in Africa during the Christmas season, this is the story of a village preparing for a celebration – the birth of a child. The story is told in verse inspired by the traditional carol The Twelve Days of Christmas, but in this version by the author Catherine House the gifts are: 1 stork in a baobab tree, 2 thatched huts, 3 woven baskets, 4 market traders, 5 bright khangas, 6 women pounding, 7 children playing, 8 wooden carvings, 9 grazing goats, 10 drummers drumming, 11 dancers dancing and 12 storytellers. This is a Christmas steeped in the atmosphere of African village life, including descriptions of the objects and activities mentioned in the text.

Product Details

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781847806055

Publisher

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books

Date published

October 1st, 2015

Other details
  • 32 pages
Condition

New

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