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We All Went on Safari

Written by Laurie Krebs & illustrated by Julie Cairns
Published by Barefoot Books
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Follows a Tanzanian family through the African grasslands as they count the animals they see, from one leopard to 10 elephants, and includes information about Tanzania and Swahili names and numbers. Reprint.

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Mom of Boys
Mom of three little boys who love books about dragons, whangdoodles and magic.
5.0 / 7.0

This is an interesting book. It teaches the names of each animal you could see on a safari. It also counts them as you go to help learn numbers.

B is for Bookworm
Book-loving mommy-to-be! Recently enjoyed The Hobbit, Becoming, and The Marvelous Magic of Miss Mabel.
4.5 / 7.0
The Goodfather
Favorite pastime? Reading with my kids. Just finished Nana Cracks the Case!
5.0 / 7.0

This unique counting book introduces young readers to African safari animals, plants, and landscape in Tanzania. As a group of friends wanders the grasslands counting animals, the text also teaches readers how to count to ten in Swahili. As a bonus, facts about the featured animals, a pronunciation guide, and information about Tanzania and the Maasai people is included at the end.

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Book Topics › counting and numbers
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Who Wrote We All Went on Safari

Laurie Krebs

Laurie Krebs combines her love of children’s literature with her enthusiasm for traveling, to create her wonderful picture books that bring readers all around the world. She lives in Virginia with her husband, Bill.

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Who Illustrated We All Went on Safari

Julie Cairns

Julia Cairns began her career as a fine artist in Botswana, Africa, where she lived for nine years. Though she now resides in the United States, Julia continues to be inspired by the joy and hopeful spirit that she found in the people of Botswana. Julia lives in Northern California with her husband, two children, two dogs, two horses and three chickens.

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Laurie Krebs's Book Dedication

For my grandsons — Tim, Gibson, Billy, Joe, Bennett — and for the children of Farmingville Elementary School.

Julie Cairns's Book Dedication

For Helen and Lucy, with love

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January 1, 2004
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This book was typeset in Legacy.
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The illustrations were prepared in watercolor.
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