Title: Wanyama Animals
Subtitle: Learning Swahili is Fun!
Editors: Lucy Mbaabu; Abubakar Keya
Author: Helvi Itenge-Wheeler
Genre: Children's book
Publisher: Yambeka Children Media
Windhoek, Namibia 2010
ISBN 996605233X / ISBN 9966-05-233-X
Softcover, 21 x 21 cm, 20 pages, throughout illustrated
Wanyama-Animals features 40 common animal names in Swahili and English. With numbers, puzzles, and interesting facts about animals, learing Swahili is fun for children. Swahili or Kiswahili is a Bantu language spoken in East and Central Africa. It is the official language in Tanzania, and it is recognized officially as a national language in Kenya and is widely used in the Congo, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and in parts of Somalia, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, and the Comoro Islands.