Rattlin’ Bog

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Category: Children's , Teenage & educational

Book Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Barefoot Books

ISBN: 9798888590713

RRP: $17.99


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Joining the Our World series for very young readers, this vibrant board book about daily life in Kenya was written and illustrated from the creators’ lived experiences. Habari! Spend a day in Kenya savoring fluffy mandazis, counting the colorful mabati roofs, and playing a game of kati kati. Author Maïmouna Jallow and illustrator Lulu Kitololo draw on their personal experiences of Kenya to create this vibrant board book as part of the Our World series for very young readers. AGES: 3 to 7 AUTHOR: Maïmouna Jallow is a multidisciplinary artist and writer. She is the author of several children’s books, including I’m the Colour of Honey and Story Story, Story Come, an anthology of re-imagined African folktales. Her debut film, Tales of the Accidental City, is an experimental feature-length in which all the action takes place on Zoom. A lover of theatre, Maïmouna has also adapted novels for the stage. She is currently based in Barcelona, Spain. Lulu Kitololo is a Kenyan-born illustrator and designer. Her work celebrates diversity drawing inspiration from nature, as well as cultures and crafts from around the world and her beloved home continent, Africa. Lulu’s signature aesthetic involves soulful, hand-drawn illustrations, quirky hand-lettering, and vibrant patterns. SELLING POINTS: . SERIES: Part of the Our World series of global board books for very young readers. . AUTHENTIC: Author Maïmouna Jallow and illustrator Lulu Kitololo draw on their personal experience living in Kenya . AVOIDS STEREOTYPES: A focus on daily life in Kenya, rather than landmarks, offers real insights into this culture that will resonate with children from all over the world. . LANGUAGE LEARNING: Introduces basic Kiswahili vocabulary. . GLOBAL AWARENESS FOR VERY YOUNG CHILDREN: Bold artwork, engaging text and relatable topics make global learning accessible to very young readers.

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