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Jambo means Hello : Swahili alphabet book / by Muriel Feelings ; pictures by Tom Feelings.

Author/Creator:
Feelings, Muriel L., author.
Other Title:
Swahili alphabet book
Edition:
[1st Pied Piper print.]
Publication:
New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, [1981, c1974].
Conference Name:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Series:
Pied Piper book.
A Pied Piper book
Format/Description:
Conference/Event
Book
[56] unnumbered pages : illustrations, map ; 21 x 27 cm
Subjects:
Swahili language -- Alphabet -- Juvenile literature.
Swahili language -- Dictionaries, Juvenile.
Africa, Eastern -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.
Childrens subjects:
Swahili language -- Alphabet.
Africa, East -- Social life and customs.
Alphabet.
Summary:
Presents a word, with English translation, for each of the twenty-four letters in the Swahili alphabet. Brief explanation of each word introduces an East African custom.
Notes:
Published in hardcover edition by Dial Books for Young Readers 1974.
"First Pied Piper Printing 1981"
"The purpose of this book is to introduce the reader to Swahili words."--Introduction.
Caldecott Honor Book, 1975.
ALA Notable, 1974.
Boston Globe/Horn Book Award for Illustration, 1974.
School Library Journal's Best Books of 1974.
Winner, Biennial of Illustrations, Bratislava, 1974.
Kirkus Choice, 1974
IRA-CBC Children's Choices, 1974.
AIGA Bias-Free Illustration Show, 1975.
Child Study Association Books of the Year, 1974.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy cover illustrations contains "Caldecott Honor Book" sticker on front.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1981
Contributor:
Feelings, Tom, illustrator.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0803744285 (pbk.)
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