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Beautiful Bananas By Elizabeth Laird

Beautiful Bananas
by Elizabeth Laird

Presenting a work from an award-winning author shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal, winner of the Smarties Young Judges prize and a specialist in African folklore, and illustrated by Liz Pichon, this picture book tells of a little girl on the way to her grandfather through the jungle and her encounters with a number of wild, but friendly animals.
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Beautiful Bananas Summary


Beautiful Bananas by Elizabeth Laird

Beautiful Bananas ia an imaginative picture book in the African folktale tradition. A little girl sets off through the jungle to take a beautiful bunch of bananas to her grandfather. On the way she encounters a number of wild, but friendly animals who take her bananas, but then apologise and replace them with various treats, until finally an elephant gives her another bunch of bananas. A beautiful circular tale, the kind of which often appears in folklore around the world. This particular story is often heard in East Africa. *Elizabeth Laird is a high profile, award-winning author who has been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and has won the Smarties Young Judges prize. She is also a specialist in African folklore. Her acclaimed works include When the World Began published by Oxford University Press *Liz Pichon is an exciting new children's book illustrator who has worked on a number of successful reference series for Oxford University Press

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About Elizabeth Laird


Elizabeth Laird is a high profile, award-winning author who has been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and has won the Smarties Young Judges prize. Her acclaimed works include 'When the World Began' published by Oxford University Press. Liz Pichon is an exciting new children's book illustrator who has worked on a number of succesdful reference series for Oxford University Press.

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GOR001226064
Beautiful Bananas by Elizabeth Laird
Elizabeth Laird
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
2004-02-05
32
0192725521
9780192725523
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.