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Jambo Means Hello: Swahili Alphabet Book
By Tom Feelings (illustrator) and Muriel L. Feelings
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Puffin
Publication date September 1, 1981
Pages 56
Binding Paperback
Edition Reissue
Book category Easy Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780140546521
ISBN-10 0140546529
Dimensions 0.25 by 10.50 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.45 lbs.
Original list price $6.99
Other format details juvenile
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Summary
Presents a Swahili word to correspond with each letter of the alphabet and explains their meanings within the traditions of East African life
Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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

Editions
Hardcover
from Dial Books for Young Readers (May 1, 1974)
9780803743465 | details & prices | 8.75 × 10.75 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 3-4 | 1.00 lbs | List price $19.99
About: Presents a Swahili word to correspond with each letter of the alphabet and explains their meanings within the traditions of East African life
Paperback
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With Tom Feelings (other contributor) | Reissue edition from Puffin (September 1, 1981)
9780140546521 | details & prices | 56 pages | 10.50 × 8.50 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 3-4 | 0.45 lbs | List price $6.99
About: Presents a Swahili word to correspond with each letter of the alphabet and explains their meanings within the traditions of East African life
Reinforced
from Demco Media (September 1, 1981)
9780606003162 | details & prices | 10.50 × 8.75 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 3-4 | 1.00 lbs | List price $15.85
About: Presents a Swahili word to correspond with each letter of the alphabet and explains their meanings within the traditions of East African life

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