Waiting for the land to spring to life again after a terrible flood in the Valley of a Thousand Hills, Lindi and her grandmother try to earn a living selling their beautiful beadwork to tourists in Durban.They’re finding it hard going. Then one day
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Wherever we live in the world – rich or poor – water is vital to our survival. This book follows the daily lives of six children from Peru, Mauritania, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Tajikistan and California and explores what water means to them.
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Written by renowned poet and performer Benjamin Zephaniah, this book describes the lives of 12 children living around the UK, from different ethnic and cultural backgrounds. It describes their activities, the kind of food they eat at home, and what
It is nearly Christmas, and Tyler’s family are putting up the decorations. But when Tyler picks up the broken Christmas-tree angel, he can’t help asking, “Why are they always pink? Aren’t there any black angels?” It’s a question no one can answer.
Everything looks grey and brown to Hassan – he’s in a cold, rainy country and people speak a language he doesn’t understand. At school he paints the sun-splashed colours of his Somalian home, covering it with the harsh reds and blacks of war
This is the story of the brave and good prince Rama and his battle against Ravana, the evil ten-headed king of all the demons. When Rama is wrongfully banished to the forest, Ravana uses a fiendish trick to kidnap the prince’s beautiful wife, Sita.
Gregory Cool tells the story of a city boy who goes on holiday to visit his grandparents living near the sea on the Caribbean island of Tobago. At first Gregory is dismissive of their rural life – the food is strange, the sun too hot, and there are
A bright counting book with clear and large colourful photographs. The numbers 1-10 refer to the number of people or items on each page. It tells the story of how one pumpkin seed is looked after and grows into a pumpkin.
This is a lovely book. It begins with the eight children we are going to find out about introducing themselves and telling us about the meanings of their names. The children come from the UK, USA, Brazil, Ghana, Russia, Vietnam, Australia and India.
This ’round the world’ alphabet book covers more than 20 countries from Senegal to Nepal. It is an alphabet book of people, cultures and customs. It tells about the homes we live in, the kinds of food we eat, the clothes we wear and the families we live with.