Jambo Means Hello: Swahili Alphabet Book by Muriel FeelingsJambo Means Hello: Swahili Alphabet Book by Muriel Feelings

Jambo Means Hello: Swahili Alphabet Book

byMuriel FeelingsIllustratorTom Feelings

Paperback | July 15, 1992

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A companion to the Caldecott Honor Book Moja Means One: Swahili Counting Book 

Jambo Means Hello
 introduces children to the Swahili alphabet with helpful pronunciation keys, while presenting East African culture and lifestyles through an easy-to-understand narrative and vivid illustrations.  

A Caldecott Honor Book

* “A lyrical song of Swahili life.”—School Library Journal, starred review
Muriel Feelings was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and attended California State College. She lived in Guyana, South America, and in East Africa, where she taught for two years. Upon her return to the United States she taught high-school art in Brooklyn, New York. Her award-winning books Moja Means One and Jambo Means Hello were b...
Title:Jambo Means Hello: Swahili Alphabet BookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:56 pages, 10.56 × 8.5 × 0.19 inPublished:July 15, 1992Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140546529

ISBN - 13:9780140546521

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12


From Our Editors

"The beautiful vision of African life in the text merely hints of the community breathtakingly captured in the illustrations. . . . The space has been filled with monumental figures that glorify the power and beauty of man".--Horn Book. Full color. Caldecott Honor Medal; ALA Notable Book