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The Wooden Camel

Written by Wanuri Kahiu & illustrated by Manuela Adreani
Published by Lantana Publishing
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Etabo dreams of being a camel racer. One day he might even beat his older brother when they race. But with the price of water rising, Etabo’s father must sell the camels, and his siblings must find work. What will Etabo do now? From acclaimed Kenyan filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu and Italian illustrator Manuela Adreani, this story of love and hope centers on the inspiring Turkana people of northwest Kenya. Told with gentleness and humor, it is a universal story about keeping one’s dreams alive.

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Who Wrote The Wooden Camel

Wanuri Kahiu

Born in Nairobi, Kenyan filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu’s award-winning films have screened in more than 100 film festivals around the world. The Wooden Camel is her first picture book.

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Who Illustrated The Wooden Camel

Manuela Adreani

Manuela Adreani has worked as a graphic artist and animator. In 2011 she embarked on a career as a freelance illustrator, working with Benchmark and Scholastic India. She illustrated the volumes Alice in Wonderland, Pinocchio, Snow White, and The Wizard of Oz for White Star Kids, and was one of the winners of the illustration contest organized for the 130th anniversary of the creation of Pinocchio.

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Publication Date:
October 1, 2017

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