Up the downy dunes, across the dark, wide river and up and down the steep, steep mountain, Penda lovingly carries a bowl of milk to her father in the grasslands.
But will she manage to get it there without spilling a single drop?
Authentic setting drawn from the author's own experience, this is a wonderfully fun introduction for small children to a completely different culture.
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CHRISTOPHER CORR is an established author/illustrator whose many books have won him international acclaim. They include The Great Race , A Year Full of Stories , and Deep in the Woods . He studied at the Royal College of Art, and now lives and works in London as an artist and tutor at Goldsmiths University.More about Christopher Corr
Stephen Davies is a missionary living amongst Fulani herders in West Africa. He speaks Fulfulde, eats millet, accompanies cattle-drives and preaches the gospel in culturally relevant ways. At present he is working towards the set-up of a Fulfulde radio station which will broadcast news, griot music and advice about cows, crops and health. He also writes forMore about Stephen Davies