|Author:||Betsy Lewin,Clifford Alexander Parms,Nikki Grimes|
|Subcategory:||Geography & Cultures|
|Publisher:||Harpercollins Childrens Books (March 1, 2000)|
|Other formats:||doc txt rtf azw|
Poems About Tanzania (9780688131579) by Nikki Grimes; Betsy Lewin . She is the author of many books for adults and children, including the Coretta Scott King Honor Book, Meet Danitra Brown, illustrated.
She is the author of many books for adults and children, including the Coretta Scott King Honor Book, Meet Danitra Brown, illustrated by Floyd Cooper, Aneesa Lee and the Weaver's Gift, illustrated by Ashley Bryan, and is it far to Zanzibar?, illustrated by Betsy Lewin. She lives in Corona, California.
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Thirteen masterly poems by Nikki Grimes are illustrated with piquant watercolors by Betsy Lewin. From mist-and mystery-shrouded Mount Meru, to a young girl coming home to her family's relentless hospitality, to a hungry lion prowling the Serengeti Plain, to a bus crowded witth squawking chickens and curious billy goats - not to mention people - Is It Far to Zanzibar? captures the sights, sounds and scenery of Tanzania. Genre: Children's Fiction. Used availability for Nikki Grimes's Is It Far to Zanzibar?
Thirteen masterly poems by Nikki Grimes are illustrated with piquant watercolors by Betsy Lewin. Over a dozen poems with some aspect of the African country of Tanzania as a theme.
Nikki Grimes (Author), Betsy Lewin (Author), Clifford Alexander Parms (Author) & 0 more. Grimes favors appealing, song-like rhymes in her poems. For example, "A Taste of Zanzibar" begins, "Go to Zanzibar to see, a nutmeg bush, a cashew tree. Lewin's watercolor illustrations are colorful and have an energetic grace to them. Both the poet and the illustrator seem to take great delight in their subjects.
Poems About Tanzania. by Nikki Grimes & illustrated by Betsy Lewin . Thirteen brief, playful poems give us a glimpse at life in rural Tanzania, including its offshore island, Zanzibar. Spiced with Swahili words, Grimes’s verses introduce a jam-packed bus, animals, foods, the marketplace, and several mischievous children.
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A book of poems dedicated to sights and sounds of Zanzibar. It relates to the things you may see as you travel through the streets of the city. The poems are light and fun. Children can read the poems and enjoy some of the experiences of Tarzania. Apr 06, 2016 Aolund rated it liked it. Shelves: picture-books. Well-written, short, rhyming poems take readers to Tanzania, describing everything from food to natural aspects of the landscape to transportation. Lighthearted illustrations accompany.
Is It Far to Zanzibar?: Poems About Tanzania by Nikki Grimes, HarperCollins . Exhibition: "Travels with Ted and Betsy Lewin" Featured 78 original illustrations from many of their books.
Is It Far to Zanzibar?: Poems About Tanzania by Nikki Grimes, HarperCollins, ISBN 0-688-13157-3. Walk a Green Path by Betsy Lewin, HarperCollins, 1995. National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature (NCCIL). Exhibition: "Adventures with Ted and Betsy", Abilene, TX, Watershouse, Germantown, MD, Wichita Falls, TX.