Jambo means hello: Swahili alphabet book

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Dial Press, 1981 - Foreign Language Study - 5 pages
42 Reviews
"The beautiful vision of African life in the text merely hints of the community breathtakingly captured in the illustrations. . . . The space has been filled with monumental figures that glorify the power and beauty of man".--Horn Book. Full color. Caldecott Honor Medal; ALA Notable Book.

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Review: Jambo Means Hello: Swahili Alphabet Book

User Review  - Robin - Goodreads

Basically a book vocabulary multicultural points. Not a great readaloud title. End notes in the artistic process and the challenges of reproducing the artwork in print was interesting. Read full review

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User Review  - Rachel Tackett - Goodreads

Jambo Means Hello is such a great book to learn more about a culture. The book is like an alphabet book using words in Swahili. There is an introduction to the book that gives details about east ... Read full review

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