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Chirchir Is Singing

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Chirchir just wants to make herself useful like all her other family members. But she drops Mama's water bucket, spills Kogo's tea, and sends Baba's potatoes tumbling down the hill. Isn't there something that Chirchir does best? Set in the rolling hills of rural Kenya, this is a wise and lyrical story about belonging from Kelly Cunnane, the author of the Ezra Jack Keats Award winner For You Are a Kenyan Child, accompanied by Jude Daly's beautiful folk art-style illustrations.

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About the Author

KELLY CUNNANE is an author and educator who has been exploring and writing about East Africa since 1979. She received the Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award for her picture book For You Are a Kenyan Child, which the New York Times described as "entrancing . . . [an] inviting introduction to a different culture." Kelly has lived and taught in Kenya and Mauritania and currently lives in Beals, Maine. Learn more at KellyCunnane.com.

JUDE DALY is the author and illustrator of Fair, Brown and Trembling: An Irish Cinderella Story and To Everything There Is a Season, which Publishers Weekly called "soothing and enormously appealing" in a starred review. She has illustrated many children's stories and folk tales from around the world, including The Dove and The Elephant's Pillow. Jude lives in Cape Town, South Africa, with her husband, author-illustrator Niki Daly.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780375988745
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication Date:
20110823
Author:
Cunnane, Kelly
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
40

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Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Self-Esteem and Self-Reliance

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