Jambo Means Hello: Swahili Alphabet Book
Jambo Means Hello: Swahili Alphabet Book
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Series: Picture Puffins   

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Annotation: Presents a word, with English translation, for each of the twenty-four letters in the Swahili alphabet. Brief explanation of each word introduces an East African custom.
Catalog Number: #4667266
Format: Paperback
All Formats: Search
Publisher: Penguin
Copyright Date: 1974
Edition Date: 1981
Illustrator: Feelings, Tom,
Pages: 56
Availability: Available
ISBN: 0-14-054652-9
ISBN 13: 978-0-14-054652-1
Dewey: 496
Dimensions: 22 x 27 cm.
Language: Swahili
Bilingual: Yes
Reading Level: 2.0
Interest Level: K-3
Reading Counts!: reading level:3.6 / points:2.0 / quiz:Q06022
Lexile: AD750L
Guided Reading Level: K

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

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