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Sikulu and Harambe by the Zambezi River: An African version of the Good…
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0977738248, Hardcover)This is the first in a series of adventures that follow Sikulu the spider and Harambe the Hippo as they travel to different countries in Africa. In this story, they are in the village of Sioma where they encounter an old woman in need of help. The other animals all have convenient excuses for not helping while Sikulu & Harambe are the only ones who do. Based on an actual folktale, it is a great story that reinforces the beauty of kindness to young children. The book also offers a glossary of terms and weaves information about Zambian culture into the story. Children and adults alike come away better informed about life in Zambia.
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Sikulu the spider and Harambe the hippo travel to the village of Sioma, where they encounter an old woman whose clothes have fallen into the river. The fish, the stork, and the elephant all have convenient excuses for not helping, while Sikulu and Harambe are the only ones who help. Based on an African folktale, this story reinforces the benefit of kindness and offers a glossary of terms and information about Zambian culture.
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