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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
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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House, Catherine
Dewey number
394.2/663
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ8.3.H7896
LC item number
St 2011
Literary form
non fiction
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Alakija, Polly
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  • Christmas
  • Christmas
Target audience
juvenile
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 t.p
Control code
ocn707255967
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9781847801166
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)707255967
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 t.p
Control code
ocn707255967
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9781847801166
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)707255967

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