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The Resource A stork in a baobab tree : : an African twelve days of Christmas, Catherine House ; illustrated by Polly Alakija

A stork in a baobab tree : : an African twelve days of Christmas, Catherine House ; illustrated by Polly Alakija

Label
A stork in a baobab tree : : an African twelve days of Christmas
Title
A stork in a baobab tree
Title remainder
: an African twelve days of Christmas
Statement of responsibility
Catherine House ; illustrated by Polly Alakija
Title variation
African twelve days of Christmas
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10063136
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
House, Catherine
Dewey number
394.2/663
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
LG
LC call number
PZ8.3.H7896
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 1
  • 2
Reading level
4.3
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Alakija, Polly
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Christmas
  • Christmas
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an African twelve days of Christmas
Label
A stork in a baobab tree : : an African twelve days of Christmas, Catherine House ; illustrated by Polly Alakija
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Janetta Otter-Barry Books"--P. facing title page
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781847801166
Lccn
bl2011026505
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Label
A stork in a baobab tree : : an African twelve days of Christmas, Catherine House ; illustrated by Polly Alakija
Publication
Note
"Janetta Otter-Barry Books"--P. facing title page
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781847801166
Lccn
bl2011026505
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations

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