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