A Stork in a Baobab Tree: An African 12 Days of Christmas

A Stork in a Baobab Tree An African Days of Christmas 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

  • Title: A Stork in a Baobab Tree: An African 12 Days of Christmas
  • Author: Catherine House Polly Alakija
  • ISBN: 9781847801166
  • Page: 458
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 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 khangaSet 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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    1. There are some things that are good about this book, but I cannot help but be annoyed by the overarching generalizations about "Africa". No one would write a book about how Christmas is celebrated in "North America". The saving grace is that at the end, the author indicates from where each of the mentioned items hail. But it still makes broad sweeping statements about a continent which is made up of (at least, depending on your definition) 54 countries. Certainly it is positive that it introduce [...]

    2. This international book gave many informative details on what Christmas is like in Africa. I thought it was neat that they make their own nativity scenes from wood and stone themselves. Also, they danced as a way to celebrate different occasions, which is very different from the way we do things here. Theme of this book, to me, was about joy and excitement as they celebrated and prepared for a new baby. The pictures were very vibrant and detailed. This would be a good book for students to read d [...]

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