Malaika's Costume

March 1, 2016|
Malaika's Costume by Nadia L. Hohn
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It''s Carnival time. The first Carnival since Malaika''s mother moved to Canada to find a good job and provide for Malaika and her grandmother. Her mother promised she would send money for a costume, but when the money doesn''t arrive, will Malaika still be able to dance in the parade?

Disappointed and upset at her grandmother''s hand-me-down costume, Malaika leaves the house, running into Ms. Chin, the tailor, who offers Malaika a bag of scrap fabric. With her grandmother''s help, Malaika creates a patchwork rainbow peacock costume, and dances proudly in the parade.

A heartwarming story about family, community and the celebration of Carnival, Nadia Hohn''s warm and colloquial language and Irene Luxbacher''s vibrant collage-style illustrations make this a strikingly original picture book.

Nadia L. Hohn is a writer and educator. Her first picture book, Malaika’s Costume, won the Helen Isobel Sissons Canadian Children’s Story Award and the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) Children’s Literature Award. She is also the author of Malaika’s Winter Carnival; A Likkle Miss Lou: How ...
Title:Malaika's CostumeFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:32 pages, 9 X 10 X 0.98 inShipping dimensions:32 pages, 9 X 10 X 0.98 inPublished:1 mars 2016Publisher:Groundwood Books LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1554987547

ISBN - 13:9781554987542

Appropriate for ages: 3

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