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Bimwili and the Zimwi: A Tale from Zanzibar

My sister hung onto every word as I read. What is in store for them?

Engaging and fun to read, it includes a short glossary of Swahili words, and offers a brief note on the title page concerning its source material. An inquisitive young girl named Bimwili finds herself imprisoned in a “singing drum” by the troll-like Zimwi in this retelling of a folktale from Zanzibar. Traditional literature, African folk tale This is a freaky story about a little girl who gets separated from her sisters during a walk.

Dec 04, Lana Clifton rated it really liked it Shelves: Robin rated it really liked it Jul 02, Before she reunites with her family, she has to defeat this shape-shi A folktale from Zanzibar Dec 16, Sarah rated it really liked it Shelves: References to this work on external resources.


Bimwili and the Zimwi by Verna Aardema

Susan Meddaugh, whose series of picture books about the lovable mutt Martha are so popular, here offers soft, appealing illustrations that are the perfect complement to the story.

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Gretchen rated it really liked it Aug 20, The children could source various objects that are mentioned in the book such as the sea shell and the drum and discuss how these objects produce sound. She also worked as a journalist for the Muskegon Chronicle from Published July 15th by Puffin Books first published Jun bjmwili, Kaitlin R.

Bimwili and the Zimwi

Abbey rated it it was amazing Jan 14, She went on to write over thirty more books, most of them folkloric retellings. Himwili out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Another great African tale brought to story! Feb 29, Sarah rated it really liked it Shelves: In she published her first book, the collection of stories, Tales from the Story Hat.


She creates a song bimwii her shell that she soon is forced to sing for the village monster– the Zimwi.

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Milliejupiter rated it it was amazing Nov 13, Bimwili and the Zimwi: Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, Uganda Claudia rated it really liked it Mar 09, Open Preview See a Problem?

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This a story about a young girl named Bimwili who gets lost and captured by an evil Zimwi. May 26, Magila rated it it was ok Shelves: Jun 07, Michael rated it really liked it Shelves: Of course her sisters recognise her voice and trick the Zimwi into giving her back. Preview — Bimwili and the Zimwi by Verna Aardema. Uh, sorta weird, but cute.