Beautiful Bananas

Beautiful Bananas


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Beautiful Bananas ia an imaginative picture book in the African folktale tradition. A little girl sets off through the jungle to take a beautiful bunch of bananas to her grandfather. On the way she encounters a number of wild, but friendly animals who take her bananas, but then apologise and replace them with various treats, until finally an elephant gives her another bunch of bananas. A beautiful circular tale, the kind of which often appears infolklore around the world. This particular story is often heard in East Africa. *Elizabeth Laird is a high profile, award-winning author who has been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and has won the Smarties Young Judges prize. She is also a specialist in African folklore. Her acclaimed works include When the World Began published by Oxford University Press*Liz Pichon is an exciting new children’s book illustrator who has worked on a number of successful reference series for Oxford University Press

Paperback Book

32 pages, in full colour throughout

Published: 2004 by Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780192725523

Dimensions: 245 x 218 x 4mm

Author(s): Elizabeth Laird


Beautiful Bananas Paperback Book Edition by Elizabeth Laird

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