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The wooden camel

Wanuri Kahiu

The wooden camel

by Wanuri Kahiu

  • 213 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Imagination,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Camel racing,
  • Brothers and sisters,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Etabo wants nothing more than to race camels, but when times are tough and his chances disappear, he must be content with dreaming about racing them, until his sister makes a herd of wooden camels to help him imagine.

    Edition Notes

    Statementwritten by Wanuri Kahiu ; illustrated by Manuela Adreani
    ContributionsAdreani, Manuela, illustrator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.1.K18 Wo 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 volume (unpaged)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26933190M
    ISBN 101911373129
    ISBN 109781911373124
    OCLC/WorldCa972126089

    Etabo dreams of being a camel racer. One day he might even beat his older brother when they race. But with the price of water rising, Etabo's father must sell the camels, and his siblings must find work. What will Etabo do now? From acclaimed Kenyan filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu and Italian illustrator Manuela Adreani, this story of love and hope centers on the inspiring Turkana people of northwest.   Africa Access Review provides annotations and scholarly reviews of children’s and young adult books that focus on Africa. More than African Studies scholars are members of our review team. Children’s Africana Book Awards Africa Access and the Outreach Council of the African Studies Association give annual awards for the best children’s and young adult books on Africa available for.

      The Wooden Camel – Wanuri Kahiu, illustrated by Manuela Adreani, Lantana Publishing, (), Format: Paperback Rating: (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Picture Book What did you like about the book? “Etabo dreams about racing camels. He thinks it will feel like flying. He knows he will surely.   The Wooden Camel is an inspiring story about a boy who pursues a cherished dream against all odds. The book delights the imagination and teaches children the rewarding experience of keeping their dreams alive. The stunning illustration of Kahiu’s The Wooden Camel is the brilliant work of Italian illustrator Manuela Adreani. The illustrations.

    blackchildrensbooksandauthors: “ The Wooden Camel Author - Wanuri Kahiu Illustrator - Manuela Adreani “Etabo dreams of being a camel racer. One day he .   Young Etabo dreams of becoming a camel racer and beating his older brother in a camel race. But the family must sell their camels and find work for his siblings because of the rising cost of water. Inspired by the Turkana people of northwest Kenya, this .


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Product details Age Range: 4 - 8 years Grade Level: Preschool - 2 Lexile Measure: ADL (What's this?) Hardcover: 32 pages Publisher: Lantana Publishing (October 1, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x 5/5(7). The Wooden Camel is a book about a boy who dreams of racing camels.

His dreams are challenged when his family's camels are sold to buy water. The main character, Etabo, is sad until his sister makes him his own wooden camels. This was an Honored Book The wooden camel book Young Children through the Children's Africana Book Awards (CABA) website/5.

The Wooden Camel is her first picture book. Manuela Adreani is a children's book illustrator and animator living in Turin, Italy. She illustrated The Wooden Camel, A Bank Street Best Books of the Year : Lantana Publishing.

When Etabo implores Akuj the Sky God for help, the answer returns: “Your dreams are enough.” His sister Akiru, observing Etabo’s increasing unhappiness, whittles him a gift of three wooden camels.

The toys fuel Etabo’s imaginative play and prompt nighttime dreams of winning a camel race. The Wooden Camel book. Etabo dreams of being a camel racer.

One day he might even beat his older brother when they race. But with the price of water rising, Etabo's father must sell the camels, and his siblings must find work. What will Etabo do now?Author: Wanuri Kahiu. The Wooden Camel by Wanuri Kahiu and Manuela Adreani is an inspiring story about a young boy in Kenya who dreams of being a camel racer, written by award-winning filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu.

A Children's Africana Book Award Honour Book /5(2). The wooden camel. [Wanuri Kahiu; Manuela Adreani] -- Etabo wants nothing more than to race camels, but when times are tough and his chances disappear, he must be content with dreaming about racing them, until his sister makes a herd of wooden camels to.

Manuela Adreani is a children's book illustrator and animator living in Turin, Italy. She illustrated The Wooden Camel, A Bank Street Best Books of the Year title. Related Products. This book is published by Lantana Publishing who’s mission is.

Because ALL children deserve to see themselves in the books they read. The Wooden Camel is a beautiful example of just why we need more children’s books depicting African life and communities.

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This story takes us to north-west Kenya, centring around the inspiring Turkana people. The Wooden Camel Paperback – 12 April by Wanuri Kahiu (Author), Manuela Adreani (Illustrator) out of 5 stars 4 ratings5/5(4). The Wooden Camel (by Wanuri Kahiu) Decem By. Africa Book Club Bookstore» Children's Books» The Wooden Camel (by Wanuri Kahiu) The Wooden Camel (by Wanuri Kahiu) Etabo dreams of being a camel racer.

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The novel continuously addresses the question of "how to make love stay" and Author: Tom Robbins. The Wooden Camel HB Hardcover – 1 Jun. by Wanuri Kahiu (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" £ £ £ Paperback 5/5(4).

A young boy dreams big about camel racing. He even asks the Sky God for help but does not the answer given. A book from the heart written by Wanuri Kahiu, illustrated by Manuela Adreani and published by Lantana Publishing.5/5.

Etabo dreams of being a camel racer. One day he might even beat his older brother when they race. But with the price of water rising, Etabo's father must sell the camels, and his siblings must. A stunning new picture book, The Wooden Camel is out today from Lantana Publishing written by Wanuri Kahiu and illustrated by Manuela Adreani.

Born in Nairobi, Wanuri Kahiu is a hugely successful African filmmaker. Her films have received international acclaim and have screened in over film festivals around the world. The Wooden Camel Wanuri Kahiu, illus.

by Manuela Adreani. Lantana (Lerner, dist.), $ (32p) ISBN Buy this book. A boy dreams of racing camels in Kenyan filmmaker Kahiu’s. The Wooden Camel. We rated this book: $ Etabo is a kid who lives in the desert.

He wants to race camels. He can’t because he is too small. Then his sister makes him a gift. Read the book to find out what it was. I like the drawings the best. My favorite is when Etabo tries to ride the animals.

I like the birds in the pictures. The. Wooden Camels. The style is always in the little details that’s why we bring art to your tables. These handmade wooden Camels are of high-quality materials. These cool things to make from wood are safe and durable to use. These statue decorations for sale and cool things to make from wood are different in designs and looks.The Wooden Camel is a story set in Turkana, Kenya about a little boy, Etabo, completely obsessed with riding camels.

His family owns a few, but before he is big enough to ride, his father sells them in order to afford water for the family. Etabo prays and is assured that his dreams are enough.The Wooden Camel (Board Book): Kahiu, Wanuri: Etabo dreams of being a camel racer. One day he might even beat his older brother when they race.

But with the price of water rising, Etabo's father must sell the camels, and his siblings must find work. What will Etabo do now?