Jaha and Jamil went down the hill: an African Mother Goose

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Charlesbridge, Feb 1, 1995 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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"Following their Wood-Hoopoe Willie, Kroll and Roundtree team up again for an African take on Mother Goose. The concept is terrific: by altering the lyrics of 48 familiar rhymes. Kroll provides a virtual syllabus for study of African culture and wildlife".

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This was an interesting story, or better yet, collection of authentic poetry from Africa. The artwork is exquisite and helps to explain the native animals, people, and ideas that are mainly unknown to most of our society. Read full review

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Virginia Kroll is a prolific writer, with over sixty books published since 1992. A full-time author and speaker as well as a writing instructor with the Institute of Children's Literature, she writes on topics ranging from African folktales to universal themes such as siblings and heroes. She has received a long list of awards, including the 1998 Benjamin Franklin Silver Award for a parenting book, the Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year in 2004, and the International Reading Association/Children's Book Council 2004 Children's Choice Award.

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