A Stork in a Baobab Tree : An African Twelve Days of Christmas (Hardcover)

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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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Publisher Motorbooks Intl
Mfg Part# 9781847801166
SKU 220428873
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1847801161
Release Date 8/13/2012
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Dimensions (in Inches) 11.25H x 10L x 0.5T
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Editors Note Set in Africa during the Christmas season, a village prepares for celebrating the birth of a child, told in verse inspired by the traditional carol "The Twelve Days of Christmas."

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