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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
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. [...]
A Baobab is Big
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Marty and the Monster Mango
Kallie and the Meerkats