Somewhere in Africa by Ingrid Mennen

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A look at life in an African city for a young boy describes the busy streets, the songs of the fruit vendors, the street musicians, and sights and people not unlike those in American cities.
 

About Ingrid Mennen

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Niki Daly is the award-winning author and illustrator of many books for children. He lives in Kleinmond, a small seaside town in Western Cape, South Africa, and often finds inspiration for his stories in African peoples and cultures.
 
Published January 16, 1992 by Dutton Juvenile. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Ashraf lives in Africa, but not in the stereotypical place with lions, crocodiles, or zebras;

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In this gentle tale, ``the great African continent'' is depicted as a land of much more than the lions, zebras and jungles with which it is most often associated.

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PW called this story of a city-dwelling African child ""an enjoyable, if a bit slight, introduction to a faraway, multifaceted land."" Ages 3-8.

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