What We Read: Southern Africa

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My 5-year old son and I are studying geography and reading books from different countries. This week we're in Southern Africa.

MufaroMufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale
Retold And Illustrated By John Steptoe
Recommended Age: 5
Category: Zimbabwe
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GalimotoGalimoto
by Karen Lynn Williams
Category: Malawi

JaftaJafta
by Hugh Lewin
Category: South Africa

Jafta and the WeddingJafta and the Wedding
by Hugh Lewin
Category: South Africa

Bashi, Elephant BabyBashi, Elephant Baby
by Theresa Radcliffe

The Great Cake MysteryThe Great Cake Mystery
by Alexander McCall Smith
Category: Botswana

The Mystery of Meerkat HillThe Mystery of Meerkat Hill
by Alexander McCall Smith
Category: Botswana

Children Just Like MeBakang, from Botswana:
Children Just Like Me
by Anabel Kindersley
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Around the World in 80 TalesThe Cheetah’s Cubs
The Ostrich’s Horns
The Pheasant and the Hen
The Sun Birds:

Around the World in 80 Tales
by Saviour Pirotta
Category: South Africa, Botswana, Madagascar, Zimbabwe
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Category: Geography, What We Read

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