A Barefoot Collection
Ages 8 and up
Written By: Gcina Mhlophe
Illustrated By: Rachel Griffin
Hardcover ($ 19.99)
About the book:
* Includes an introduction to the African continent, and a full-colour map.
* Each story is prefaced by an introduction to the country in which the story takes
* An ideal companion book to Shenaaz Nanji's Indian Tales, illustrated by Christopher
* Exquisite artwork by world-famous artist, Rachel Griffin.
Give back with this beautiful collection of stories from Africa!
Explore this diverse continent and uncover the rich ways of life of the many peoples who live there. The eight stories in this collection, each from a different African country, feature educational facts and information about the cultures from which they are chosen. The stories are retold by award-winning Xhosa storyteller Gcina Mphlope, from Durban, South Africa.
In North America:
10% of the proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to Books for Africa, an organization that collects, ships and distributes books to children across the African continent.
Barefoot Books is using this book to support the work of Book Aid International, a UK-based charity that increases access to books and supports literacy, education and development in sub-Saharan Africa.
For more information, visit their site:
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