E–pub/E–book (Jambo Means Hello: Swahili Alphabet Book)

  • Paperback
  • 56
  • Jambo Means Hello: Swahili Alphabet Book
  • Muriel L. Feelings
  • English
  • 10 May 2019
  • 9780140546521

Muriel L. Feelings ☆ 0 Summary

Jambo Means Hello: Swahili Alphabet Book Summary å 100 D narrative and vivid illustrationsA Caldecott Honor Book A lyrical song of Swahili life School Library Journal starred review. Muriel and Tom Feelings followed up their counting book with an alphabet book to teach children the alphabet in Swahili along with a word and a few sentences giving facts about East Africa for each letter of the alphabet As with Moja Means One I wonder about how dated this is but thought the illustrations were very nice and worthy of their Caldecott Honor

review Jambo Means Hello: Swahili Alphabet BookJambo Means Hello: Swahili Alphabet Book

Jambo Means Hello: Swahili Alphabet Book Summary å 100 Ili alphabet with helpful pronunciation keys while presenting East African culture and lifestyles through an easy to understan. A Swahili alphabet with each letter paired with a Swahili term and it s meaningI hadn t read this one since childhood I remember I wasn t impressed as a child probably since the illustrations are mostly black and white As an adult I appreciate the illustrations and the information much Definitely read the note in the back on the illustration process used in this book It is super complicated Definitely think now Feelings deserved that Caldecott honor But taking into consideration the opinion of my younger self the target reading group of kids is probably middle grades and X are skipped in this book as is noted in the author s informative note at the beginning read that too and X don t appear in the Swahili language so the author chose to skip them The intro talks about the prevalence and importance of the Swahili language The words chosen help give a picture into some of the culture and traditions of the many peoples who speak this language A great book to pick when doing multicultural studies or when studying Africa Don t necessarily pick this one when studying the alphabet since two letters are missing by English standards

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Jambo Means Hello: Swahili Alphabet Book Summary å 100 A companion to the Caldecott Honor Book Moja Means One Swahili Counting Book Jambo Means Hello introduces children to the Swah. This alphabet book gives a nice introduction to Swahili and the predominant language of Africa The first thing I noticed was that it seemed easy to pronounce the words as they sound the way they are spelled It could be they are the easy words The next thing I noticed was the Lion King named characters after some of these words Rafiki means friendThe artwork is beautiful In the back he explains how he used pencil drawings and then overlaid them with ink work and they took pictures in it I am not an artist so it is something complicated like this It is beautiful artwork I appreciated the beauty of this bookThe kids thought this was very interesting They felt like they were learning a different language with some of these words It s too bad goodbye is not a word in here because they were saying Jambo for hello and goodbye