Moja Means One: Swahili Counting Book

Paperback | August 15, 1992

byMuriel FeelingsIllustratorTom Feelings

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A Caldecott Honor Book

Moja Means One
introduces children to counting in Swahili with helpful pronunciation keys, while presenting East African culture and lifestyles through an easy-to-understand narrative and vivid illustrations.  

“Magnificient, full-page drawings throb with the feeling of East African life.”—Child Study Association

Look for the Caldecott Honor Book and companion title: Jambo Means Hello: Swahili Alphabet Book

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Primarily a Swahili counting book, Moja Means One is also meant to be a gift of heritage, a glimpse of what is unique about East Africa".--School Library Journal. Full color

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A Caldecott Honor BookMoja Means One introduces children to counting in Swahili with helpful pronunciation keys, while presenting East African culture and lifestyles through an easy-to-understand narrative and vivid illustrations.   “Magnificient, full-page drawings throb with the feeling of East African life.”—Child Study AssociationL...

Muriel L. Feelings was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 31, 1938. She received a bachelor's degree in art with minors in Spanish and education from California State University at Los Angeles. She worked as a teacher in Philadelphia, New York City, and Kampala, Uganda. She wrote several children's books including Zamani Goes t...

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Format:PaperbackPublished:August 15, 1992Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140546626

ISBN - 13:9780140546620

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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Primarily a Swahili counting book, Moja Means One is also meant to be a gift of heritage, a glimpse of what is unique about East Africa".--School Library Journal. Full color