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A Baobab is Big and other verses from Africa

A Baobab is Big and other verses from Africa

A Baobab is Big and other verses from Africa is a beautiful, fun and perceptive celebration of African images and themes as seen from a child's perspective.
Taylor, Jacqui
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978-1-86872-946-3
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Title: A Baobab is Big and other verses from Africa
Author: Jacqui Taylor
Genre: Children's book, Poetry
Publisher: Struik Publishers
Cape Town, South Africa 2004
ISBN 9781868729463 / ISBN 978-1-86872-946-3
Hardcover, 20 x 20 cm, 80 pages, throughout illustrated

Description:

A Baobab is Big and other verses from Africa is a beautiful, fun and perceptive celebration of African images and themes as seen from a child's perspective. Children, young and older, will enjoy the eye-catching illustrations and charming verses, reflecting the colours, textures and joys of Africa. Included are fascinating facts that arise from the themes presented.

Poem: A Baobab is Big

A baobab is big,
It is a kind of tree.
It only grows in Africa,
It is much bigger than me.

It looks to me the baobab
Is growing upside down.
With top below ~ where roots should be
And roots up instead of crown. [...]

Content:

A Baobab is Big
Hello Aloe
Mr Tortoise
Lilith and the Loerie Bird
The Springbok
Daddy's Aeroplane
Marty and the Monster Mango
Big Bugs
Percy's Potjie
Kallie and the Meerkats
The Sun
Fascinating Facts