Nearly one hundred full-color photographs take young readers on a thirteen-country African safari that captures the rich diversity of African people, animals, and landscapes, from the desert Sahara to the rainforests of Zaire.
What would you do if an elephant stood on your foot? Would you wiggle? Jiggle? Gigle? Shout? Well, Try not to. Why? Beacause you never know who–or what– you might disturb in the jungle. Trust me. I know what I’m talking about. Shhh. What’s that? Oh, now look! You’ve woken the rhino–hurry, hurry, flip the page!
Join our safari guide on a bungled jungle adventure, building to a hilarious finish that will send readers–and out hapless hero–right back to the beginning for more.
Follows a Tanzanian family through the African grasslands as they count the animals they see, from one leopard to ten elephants; includes information about Tanzania and Swahili names and numbers.
Akimbo is excited to have his cousin, Kosi, visit him on the game reserve where he lives, and when a visiting scientist invites the boys to join her when she studies a pack of baboons, they can’t wait to assist her in the bush. The baboons they find are fun to observe, but when a black leopard threatens the pack—and the scientist—Akimbo and Kosi are reminded that danger is ever present in the African bush. Alexander McCall Smith takes young readers on a safari to his beloved Africa in this perfect first chapter book, beautifully brought to life with illustrations by LeUyen Pham.
Eighteen-year-old Alexander Cold and his grandmother travel to Africa on an elephant-led safari, but discover a corrupt world of poaching and slavery.