Jambo Means Hello: A Swahili Alphabet Book
illustrated by Tom Feelings
published in 1992


Appropriate age:
Young Kid (age 5-7)
Reading level:
Grade 2
Genres: Nonfiction, Dictionary
Cultures: England, Europe
Subjects: Alphabet, School


"The beautiful vision of African life in the text merely hints of the community breathtakingly captured in the illustrations.... The space has been filled with monumental figures that glorify the power and beauty of man."--Horn Book. Full color. Caldecott Honor Medal; ALA Notable Book.