56 pages, 8.5 × 10.5 × 0.22 in
July 15, 1992
Penguin Young Readers Group
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0140546529
ISBN - 13: 9780140546521
From the Publisher
Muriel and Tom Feelings, author and illustrator of the Caldecott Honor Book, "Moja Means One: Swahili Counting Book, " have now collaborated on a companion volume - a Swahili alphabet book.
About the Author
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 to Market, Moja Means One: A Swahili Counting Book, which won the Randolph Caldecott Medal, and Jambo Means Hello: A Swahili Alphabet Book, which also won the Randolph Caldecott Medal. She died on September 29, 2011 at the age of 73.
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