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Publisher Comments:

Kondi is determined to make a galimoto — a toy vehicle made of wires. His brother laughs at the idea, but all day Kondi goes about gathering up the wire he needs. By nightfall, his wonderful galimoto is ready for the village children to play with in the light of the moon.

Synopsis:

Walking through his village, a young African boy finds the materials to make a special toy.

About the Author

When Karen Lynn Williams was growing up in New Haven, Connecticut, her dream was to become the youngest novelist ever. At the age of ten, she formed a writing group with some of her friends. They would lounge around on pillows and in old stuffed chairs in her basement and write for hours. When Karen hadn't produced the hoped-for novel by the age of twelve, she gave up on her dream of early publication, but not on writing. Although it took longer than she initially thought it would, eventually Karen became the award-winning author of such books as Baseball and Butterflies (a novel) and Galimoto and Painted Dreams, both picture books illustrated by Catherine Stock. Karen Lynn Williams lives with her husband, Steven, and their children, Peter, Christopher, Rachel, and Jonathan, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Catherine Stock lives in New York City and France.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780688109912
ill.:
Stock, Catherine
Author:
Stock, Catherine
Author:
Williams, Karen Lynn
Author:
by Karen Lynn Williams and Catherine Stock
Publisher:
HarperTrophy
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Africa
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Picture books for children
Subject:
People & Places - Africa
Subject:
Toymaking
Subject:
Africa -- Fiction
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Mulberry ed.
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Reading Rainbow Book
Series Volume:
47
Publication Date:
19910831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from PreS to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
9.875 x 7.75 in 4.48 oz
Age Level:
04-08

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