Jaha and Jamil Went Down the Hill: An African Mother Goose
Product Code: 68665
Binding Information: Hardback
Ages: 3 - 6
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Hey, diddle, diddle, Cricket did fiddle
While Firefly mimicked the moon.
While Wild Dog grumbled, and Lion chased after Baboon.
Introducing Mother Goose as you've never seen her before! This unique look at Africa preserves all the charm of the original Mother Goose favorites while weaving a modern treasury of rhyme. Tantalizing color illustrations and patterned borders reveal the splendors of Africa's countries. A helpful map of Africa is included. Jaha and Jamil is sure to become a beloved classic.
Curriculum Administrator - October 1, 1995Jaha and Jamil Went Down the Hill is a book of verse as Mother Goose might have written it about Africa.
The Charlesbridge Publishing African adaptation includes rhymes that are familiar to young students. The verse of original lyrics teaches about the diverse aspects of African life, both modern and traditional.
Poems that young readers might recognize are Yankee Doodle, Little Tommy Tucker, Pussycat, Pussycat, Diddle Diddle Dumpling, Little Boy Blue, and more.