The Resource Galimoto, by Karen Lynn Williams ; illustrated by Catherine Stock

Galimoto, by Karen Lynn Williams ; illustrated by Catherine Stock

Label
Galimoto
Title
Galimoto
Statement of responsibility
by Karen Lynn Williams ; illustrated by Catherine Stock
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When seven-year-old Kondi decides to fashion a galimoto (a generic term for various push-toys made from wires and sticks), his older brother is convinced that a small boy should not undertake such a difficult project. Besides, the elder brother reminds him, Kondi does not have enough wire to make a toy. Readers follow the clever boy through his small African village on his quest to obtain the precious material from adults and other children through persuasion and old-fashioned know-how. Although he encounters many obstacles in his search, Kondi's persistence is rewarded. to make a special toy. A Reading Rainbow book
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
116209
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williams, Karen Lynn
Dewey number
[E]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 1
  • 3
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Stock, Catherine
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Toy making
  • Persistence
  • Africa
Label
Galimoto, by Karen Lynn Williams ; illustrated by Catherine Stock
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
32 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780688087906
Lccn
89002258
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Label
Galimoto, by Karen Lynn Williams ; illustrated by Catherine Stock
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
32 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780688087906
Lccn
89002258
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations

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