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A Baobab Is Big Other Verses From Africa

Author : Jacqui Taylor
ISBN : 186872946X
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Presents poems relating to plants, animals, and life in Africa.

A Baobab Is Big

Author : Jacqui Taylor
ISBN : 9781432305833
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Once again author and illustrator Jacqui Taylor has drawn inspiration from the animals, plants and images of Africa for this delightful book of verse. Children will love the bright colours, textures and detail in her illustrations, which are factual rather than fantastical and therefore educational, yet in a fun style. The verses themselves are rhythmical and make use of the indigenous words in the context of imagery. Also included is a section of fascinating facts that teach and ‘add value’ to the verses themselves.

The Baobabs Pachycauls Of Africa Madagascar And Australia

Author : G.E. Wickens
ISBN : 1402064314
Genre : Science
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This is the only comprehensive account of all eight species in the genus Adansonia. It describes the historical background from the late Roman period to the present. It covers the extraordinary variety of economic uses of baobabs. There are also appendices on vernacular names, gazetteer, economics, nutrition and forest mensuration. This book fills a gap in the botanical literature. It deals with a genus that has fascinated and intrigued scientists and lay persons for centuries.

Baobab A Novel

Author : Larry Hill
ISBN : 9781506908137
Genre : Fiction
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Doctor Michael Eisenstat of Beverly Hills, seeking adventure, moves with his wife, to West Africa. He joins the US Foreign Service taking a job with the American Embassy in Donoulu, Zinani, a nation controlled by a ruthless dictator. There, he and his small cadre of fellow diplomat, led by a hapless Ambassador, observe and become all too involved in a bloody coup de-etat.

Atlas Obscura

Author : Joshua Foer
ISBN : 9780761189671
Genre : Travel
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It's time to get off the beaten path. Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, Atlas Obscura celebrates over 700 of the strangest and most curious places in the world. Talk about a bucket list: here are natural wonders—the dazzling glowworm caves in New Zealand, or a baobob tree in South Africa that's so large it has a pub inside where 15 people can drink comfortably. Architectural marvels, including the M.C. Escher-like stepwells in India. Mind-boggling events, like the Baby Jumping Festival in Spain, where men dressed as devils literally vault over rows of squirming infants. Not to mention the Great Stalacpipe Organ in Virginia, Turkmenistan's 40-year hole of fire called the Gates of Hell, a graveyard for decommissioned ships on the coast of Bangladesh, eccentric bone museums in Italy, or a weather-forecasting invention that was powered by leeches, still on display in Devon, England. Created by Joshua Foer, Dylan Thuras and Ella Morton, ATLAS OBSCURA revels in the weird, the unexpected, the overlooked, the hidden and the mysterious. Every page expands our sense of how strange and marvelous the world really is. And with its compelling descriptions, hundreds of photographs, surprising charts, maps for every region of the world, it is a book to enter anywhere, and will be as appealing to the armchair traveler as the die-hard adventurer. Anyone can be a tourist. ATLAS OBSCURA is for the explorer.

No Fist Is Big Enough To Hide The Sky

Author : Basil Davidson
ISBN : 9781783609994
Genre : History
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No Fist Is Big Enough to Hide the Sky stands as a key text in the history of the eleven-year struggle against Portuguese rule in Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde. Though perhaps less well known than the struggles in Angola and Mozambique, the liberation war waged by the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC) easily ranks alongside those conflicts as an example of an African independence movement triumphing against overwhelming odds. Basil Davidson, a leading authority on Portuguese Africa who witnessed many of these events first hand, draws on his own extensive experience in the country as well as the PAIGC archives to provide a detailed and rigorous analysis of the conflict. The book also provides one of the earliest accounts of the assassination of the PAIGC’s founder, Amilcar Cabral, and documents the movement’s remarkable success in recovering from the death of its leader and in eventually attaining independence. Featuring a preface by Cape Verde’s first president, Aristides Pereira, and a foreword by Cabral himself, No Fist is Big Enough to Hide the Sky remains an invaluable resource for the study both of the region and of African liberation struggles as a whole.

Windows On The Wild

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ISBN : 1869283805
Genre : Biodiversity
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An African Safari

Author : Richard C. Hood
ISBN : 9781463438456
Genre : Education
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This book gives the child a learning experience about African wildlife, protection of our resources, and some light hearted information seen through pictures and puzzles.

Thank You Baobab Tree

Author : Mi-Hwa Joo
ISBN : 1925247554
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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"There are eight species of baobab tree and all are found in Madagascar which is called the 'home of the baobab.' This story is about a family who get their daily needs from baobab trees. To the people of Madagascar, baobab trees really are 'the trees of life.'"--Page 4 of cover.

Through The Baobab

Author : Angela Robinson & Falko
ISBN : 9781409233084
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Holistic Holidays In South Africa

Author : Sharyn Spicer
ISBN : STANFORD:36105121961226
Genre : Holism
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Life-changing holidays to rejuvenate your body, free your spirit and enrich your mind have become the vacation of the twenty-first century. This title will enable you to plan a vacation that will affect your life far beyond those few days away - you will return to work and family more relaxed, healthy, sane and confident.

The Baobab That Opened Its Heart

Author : Michael Laitman
ISBN : 9781897448533
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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"Long ago, when the big island of Madagascar was but a small village, there lived a young baobab tree". Like all good stories, the tale of the baobab tree is not just a beautiful story but one that carries a specific message, a message of love. This is a collection of stories written with the love of nature, of people, and specifically with children in mind. They all share the desire to tell natures tale of love, connectedness, and unity. Kabbalah teaches that love is nature's guiding force, the reason for creation. "One Song", "A Droplet", "The Enchanted Garden", and all the other stories in this book convey it in the unique way that Kabbalah engenders in its students. The variety of authors contributes to the diversity of styles, so each reader will find the story that they like most.

Linguistic Analyses

Author : Archibald Norman Tucker
ISBN : UVA:X000035982
Genre : Africa, East
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Red Bicycle The

Author : Jude Isabella
ISBN : 9781771380232
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Leo rides his beloved red bicycle to school, soccer practice and everywhere in between. He is devastated when he outgrows Big Red. But when Leo learns of a bicycle donation program, he perks up - someone who really needs his bike can give it a new life. Little does he know that Big Red will change other people's lives, too. Follow the bike as it travels to West Africa, where it helps people in Burkina Faso bring goods to the market, and serves as a makeshift ambulance, proving that an ordinary bicycle can be truly extraordinary.


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ISBN : CORNELL:31924055114189
Genre : Natural resources
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Dear Baobab

Author : Cheryl Foggo
ISBN : 1897187912
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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When Maiko has to leave his village in Africa to live with his aunt and uncle in Canada, he misses the giant baobab tree in the middle of his village but makes friends with a small spruce tree in his aunt and uncle's yard.

Zimbabwe In Pictures

Author : Francesca DiPiazza
ISBN : 082252399X
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Describes the history, government, economy, people, geography, and cultural life of Zimbabwe.

Under The Baobab Tree

Author : Julie Stiegemeyer
ISBN : 9780310739289
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The baobab tree story, which I wrote (the church version) is actually based upon a true story, told by Limakatso Nare, a Lutheran pastor who is currently serving a congregation in Louisiana. When he was growing up in his native Africa, he gathered for Sunday school under the baobab tree. Here he learned the Biblical stories of Noah and the ark, Jonah and the big fish, and the parables of Jesus. His Sunday school experiences inspired my story, Under the Baobab Tree.

Proceedings Of The Royal Geographical Society And Monthly Record Of Geography

Author : Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain)
ISBN : UCSC:32106014933763
Genre : Voyages and travels
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South Africa; Land Of Challenge

Author : Maurice Tyack
ISBN : IND:30000001707763
Genre : Homelands (South Africa)
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