Beautiful Bananas

Paperback | December 23, 2003

byElizabeth LairdIllustratorLiz Pichon

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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 andreplace them with various treats, until finally an elephant gives her another bunch of bananas. A beautiful circular tale, the kind of which often appears in folklore 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

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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 andreplace them with various treats, until fin...

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. 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 succesdfu...

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Format:PaperbackPublished:December 23, 2003Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0192725521

ISBN - 13:9780192725523

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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