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The Resource A stork in a baobab tree : an African twelve days of Christmas, Catherine House ; illustrated by Polly Alakija

A stork in a baobab tree : an African twelve days of Christmas, Catherine House ; illustrated by Polly Alakija

Label
A stork in a baobab tree : an African twelve days of Christmas
Title
A stork in a baobab tree
Title remainder
an African twelve days of Christmas
Statement of responsibility
Catherine House ; illustrated by Polly Alakija
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
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House, Catherine
Dewey number
394.2663
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Alakija, Polly
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  • Christmas
  • Christmas
  • Africa
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A stork in a baobab tree : an African twelve days of Christmas, Catherine House ; illustrated by Polly Alakija
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: 2011
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000055500383
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
First paperback edition.
Extent
32 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9781847806055
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)902831502
Label
A stork in a baobab tree : an African twelve days of Christmas, Catherine House ; illustrated by Polly Alakija
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: 2011
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000055500383
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
First paperback edition.
Extent
32 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9781847806055
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)902831502

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