“Annie and the Wash Pan of Ripe Bananas” is a story that deals with the
choices and consequences a young girl faces. Annie, fi nding herself bored one day
when school was on holidays, defi es her grandmother’s request to read. This resulted
in her being unable to get close to the parade. The story highlights the reading strategy,
“cause and effect” in a novel way. Elements of grammar including nouns are also
presented as well as fi gurative language. “Annie and the Wash Pan of Ripe Bananas”,
legitimizes children fantasies during fun time. Annie imaginatively transforms the
banana fi eld into a classroom of students as she plays. Drink deeply into rich culture
as you enjoy the experience of Annie in a mound.
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Published October 18, 2012
Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference.