Little Oli wants to be big enough to go bird hunting with his brother Mbachu but has to take a nap instead.
A photographic study of life on the plains of Tanzania follows Kisululu, a young Maasai boy living in the village of Olbalbal, as he helps out with family chores, plays games with his friends, and learns the skills he will need as an adult.
Set in contemporary Tanzania, this variation on a traditional tale describes how a young girl learns a lesson in patience when a spirit woman sends her to get three whiskers from a lion.
When her mother has a new baby, Elizabeti is given charge of her younger brother and finds it more difficult to take care him than it was to care for her rock doll. Sequel to Elizabeti’s doll, and followed by Elizabeti’s school.
When a young Tanzanian girl gets a new baby brother, she finds a rock, which she names Eva, and makes it her baby doll.
A little girl learns about the Masai tribe at school and daydreams about what her life would be if she had been born a Masai. Comparing her life and theirs, she learns that she has a spiritual and even physical kinship with them.
Introduces the animals of the Masai Mara of Kenya and Tanzania, including the rhino, elephant, giraffe, cheetah, leopard and lion, and discusses their struggle for survival, the balance of nature, and the ecosystem of East Africa.