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Chirchir Is Singing Hardcover – August 23, 2011


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Product Details

  • Age Range: 3 - 7 years
  • Grade Level: Preschool - 2
  • Lexile Measure: 760L (What's this?)
  • Hardcover: 40 pages
  • Publisher: Schwartz & Wade (August 23, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 037586198X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0375861987
  • Product Dimensions: 9.6 x 11.2 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #705,426 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Starred Review, Publishers Weekly, June 13, 2011:
"Images of security, dependability, and plenty offer a fresh picture of African life."

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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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By E. Kennen on October 25, 2011
Format: Hardcover
All the family members contribute to life in their Kenyan village. Chirchir wants to help too. She sings away as she attempts to boil chai tea, help make the mud floor, and harvest potatoes. Her clumsiness and inexperience get her passed on from one exasperated relative to another. Can Chirchir find a way to help her family, or will her cheerful voice be silenced by gloom?

This is a beautiful story, simply yet evocatively illustrated. The setting is exotic, yet the storyline is one that any young kid can relate to. I give it four stars only because the author's literary word choice, while vibrant, is a little distancing to young ears.
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By patick hunkler on January 7, 2013
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This is a great book. Our kids loved it. This books reads like the author lives in Africa and knows the native culture.
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