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James Rumford
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Weebeaks
Weebeaks rated it 6 years ago
This is the tale of Tweega (Swahili for "giraffe") and his journey from his home in Africa, captured and taken across the continents, ending finally in Peking more than 20 years later. Along the way, Tweega meets different people and experiences new things. What is unique and wonderful about this ...
Allusion is not Illusion
Allusion is not Illusion rated it 7 years ago
This book retells the story of Cadmus as a vehicle to explain the development of letter forms. Sound dull? It is a little. More, it is confusing. I'm familiar with the idea of etymology and the alphabets in question and had to add in that knowledge. I don't think this would be a good intro for a chi...
Peace, Love & Books
Peace, Love & Books rated it 7 years ago
An elegant introduction to the inventor of the printing press, cleverly told and handsomely illustrated.
Vailia's Page Turner
Vailia's Page Turner rated it 8 years ago
This book over-used the word "dumb." It really is not needed, especially in a childrens book. The story seemed to be lacking in explaining the second half of the story and is not very realistic in my opinion. Art was decent though.
debnance
debnance rated it 8 years ago
It’s the first day of school. A group of children are walking to school, excited about the start of classes. They walk and walk and finally they arrive. There are no books. There are no desks. There is no school building. The teacher is there. ‘’We will build our school,” she says. “This is the firs...
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