Community Soup

byAlma FullertonIllustratorAlma Fullerton

June 1, 2013|
Community Soup by Alma Fullerton
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In a garden outside a Kenyan schoolhouse, teachers and students are gathering their vegetables for soup. But all Kioni brought today were her troublesome goats. How can they contribute?

In a garden outside a Kenyan schoolhouse children are working together to harvest the vegetables they have grown and make them into a soup for everyone to share. But Kioni is having trouble: her herd of mischievous goats followed her to school today and they are trying to eat all the vegetables. The ensuing chaos caused by the goats is cleverly resolved by the children, making their vegetable soup very tasty while saving Kioni''s four-legged intruders at the same time.

Using rollicking verse with echoes of "Mary had a Little Lamb," Alma Fullerton tells a lively story about communal projects and finding creative solutions that help everyone contribute. This lively story for young readers is graced with Alma''s stunning primitive paper sculpture art - the first book she has chosen to illustrate herself.

Alma Fullerton was first known for her award-winning free-verse novels for juvenile and young-adult readers, including the Governor General’s Award-nominated Libertad. Alma’s picture book A Good Trade was a White Ravens Choice, a Bank Street Best Book, and a nominee for a number of awards. In a Cloud of Dust won the Rainf...
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Title:Community Soup
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:32 pages, 9.27 X 10.78 X 0.36 in
Shipping dimensions:32 pages, 9.27 X 10.78 X 0.36 in
Published:June 1, 2013
Publisher:Pajama Press Inc.
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781927485279

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