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"Khepri lives in ancient Egypt, happily fishing alongside his father in the waters of the Nile. But today Khepri is replacing his fishing pole with the reed pens of a scribe- -a change he's a bit uneasy about. As he and his father travel to Thebes, Khepri must face his anxieties about starting school"--Dust jacket
When a newly married couple from a small Moroccan village moves to the city of Casablanca, the mirror on their wardrobe causes much confusion, as they each think their spouse has married someone new
Hassan, grandson of tomb robbers, joins the dig of King Tut's tomb, but must show honesty to continue working.
A tale, based on a story found in ancient papyrus scrolls, about a shipwrecked sailor who finds fortune when he is befriended by a serpent that is the Prince of the magical island of Punt
In Mauritania, West Africa, an Arab girl who wants to wear a malafa, the veiled dress worn by her mother and older sister, learns that the garment represents beauty, mystery, tradition, belonging, and faith
Told [sung] in Arabic and Berber [and French], this collection of lullabies and nursery rhymes from Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia draws children into a musical journey across North Africa, from the Sahara Desert through the Atlas Mountains to the Mediterranean Sea. In 30 story-songs about everyday life, children learn of the importance of rain, the communal aspects of meals, and the consequences of inappropriate behavior.--Page 4 of cover