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A stork in a baobab tree : an African 12 days of Christmas / Catherine House ; illustrated by Polly Alakija.

Authors: House, Catherine.
Call number: jP HOU
Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln Childrens Books 2011.
Publication date: 2011.
Subject: Christmas -- Africa -- Juvenile fiction.
Africa -- Juvenile fiction.
Title: A stork in a baobab tree : an African 12 days of Christmas / Catherine House ; illustrated by Polly Alakija.
Physical description: 1 v. (unnpaged) : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Summary note: Set in Africa during the Christmas season, this is the story of a village preparing for a celebration - the birth of a child. The story is told in verse inspired by the traditional carol The Twelve Days of Christmas, but in this version by the author Catherine House the gifts are: 1 stork in a baobab tree, 2 thatched huts, 3 woven baskets, 4 market traders, 5 bright khangas, 6 women pounding, 7 children playing, 8 wooden carvings, 9 grazing goats, 10 drummers drumming, 11 dancers dancing and 12 storytellers. This is a Christmas steeped in the atmosphere of African village life, including descriptions of the objects and activities mentioned in the text.
Genre: Christmas stories.
Added author: Alakija, Polly, ilt.
ISBN: 9781847801166
1847801161
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1319808
Bib No.: 1319808

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