Beautiful Bananas

Beautiful Bananas

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Beautiful Bananas is an imaginative picture book in the African folktale tradition. A little girl sets off through the jungle to take a beautiful bunch of bananas to her grandfather. On the way she encounters a number of wild, but friendly animals who take her bananas, but then apologise and replace them with various treats, until finally an elephnat gives her another bunch of bananas. A beautiful circular tale, the kind of which often appears in folklore around the world. This particular story is often heard in East Africa. Elizabeth Laird is a high profile, award-winning author who has been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and has won the Smarties Young Judges prize. She is also a specialist in African folklore. Her acclaimed works include When the World Began published by Oxford University Press. Liz Pichon is an exciting new children's book illustrator who has worked on a number of successful reference series for Oxford University Press.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 245 x 245mm | 388g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • in full colour throughout
  • 0192790978
  • 9780192790972

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92 ratings
3.66 out of 5 stars
5 17% (16)
4 34% (31)
3 47% (43)
2 2% (2)
1 0% (0)
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