E Is for Ethiopia (Hardcover)

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Born in 1988, Ataklti lives in Mekele, with grandmother Berhanand young cousin Ferewiona. His parents died when he was nine.Born in 1989, Beti lives in Addis Ababa with her parents,grandmother, twin sister Yordanos and two older sisters.Dama has three sons and a daughter and her own small shop on the roadside between Yabelo and Mega in Ethiopia.Born in 1988, Ashe lives on the outskirts of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with his parents, twin brother Samuel and young brother Efrem.
Ethiopia is one of the oldest civilizations in the world. It lies in East Africa, set in a landscape of mountains and rivers - and the Blue Nile, which flows into the River Nile, rises here in Lake Tana. Our wildlife includes giraffes, elephants, zebras, crocodiles, hyenas, lions and all kinds of beautiful birds.

The country is rich in history. It has an important place in both the Christian and Muslim religions, with all kinds of colourful festivals. Thousands of people visit our ancient churches and mosques every year.

Ethiopian people follow many different traditions, make music in a variety of ways and speak several different languages. We love to dance, sing and have fun, especially on public holidays! Our food is spicy and delicious. The coffee bean originated in this country, and we hold a special coffee ceremony in which the aroma of roasted coffee, the incense we burn, and the pleasure of meeting each other all make for a unique experience.

E is for Ethiopia is the latest in the wide-ranging photographic World Alphabet series. The text and photographs in this book are by a group of young photographers in Ethiopia whose work is supported by the UK aid agency CAFOD, the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development.


ISBN 9781845078256
Genre JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / Africa
Genre Detail Juvenile Grades 1-2 Ages 6-7
Format Hardcover
Pages 32
Publisher Date 2011-03-01 00:00:00.0
Publisher Frances Lincoln Childrens Books
Copyright Year 2010
Height 10.75 in
Wdth 8.5 in
Thickness 0.25 in
Unit weight 0.8 lb
Language English
Series Name World Alphabet
Audience Children/juvenile
Authors Gudeta, Ashenafi
Country of Origin United States

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