We All Went on Safari

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We All Went on Safari

A Counting Journey Through Tanzania

By Laurie Krebs; Julia Cairns (Illustrator)

Barefoot Books, Hardcover, 9781841484785, 29pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2003

Description
Join Arusha, Mosi, Tumpe and their Maasai friends as they set out on a counting journey through the grasslands of Tanzania. Along the way, the children spy all sorts of animals including elephants, lions and monkeys, while counting from one to ten in both English and Swahili.


About the Author
Laurie Krebs, a seasoned traveler and former teacher, was inspired to write this book after going on a safari in Tanzania. The mother of four grown children and five grandchildren, she seeks to expose all children to a variety of different cultures and environments through her writing. Laurie Krebs lives in Ridgefield, Connecticut.

JULIA CAIRNS is a fulltime fine artist and illustrator known for her colorful images and joyous, whimsical style. In addition to creating illustrations for children's books, Cairns has exhibited her work in shows and galleries around the United States, England, and Botswana, all places where she has lived for several years. "The moon always inspires me," says Cairns, and it often appears in her paintings. A Full Moon Is Rising gave Cairns many more opportunities to paint her favorite celestial body.