Kitoto the Mighty

Tololwa Mollel (Author) Kristi Frost (Illustrator)
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Description

High in the sky, a hawk circled and searched. Then quick as an arrow, he dropped to the ground.

To little Kitoto, each day brings constant danger. Even his search for food can end in disaster, especially when the sharp-eyed hawk is looking for his breakfast, too. Then Kitoto has an idea. If he could find and make friends with the most powerful being on the Savannah, he would never have to be afraid again. His journey leads him to amazing places and a very remarkable discovery. With his usual wit and humor, Tololwa M. Mollel sends a mighty message to those who might seem weak or small.

Product Details

Price
$9.95
Publisher
Fitzhenry & Whiteside
Publish Date
April 01, 1998
Pages
28
Dimensions
8.45 X 0.37 X 11.38 inches | 0.91 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780773730199

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About the Author

Tololwa Mollel is a children's author, dramatist and storyteller. He grew up in Arusha Tanzania at the times when oral tradition was still alive and well. Tololwa has written over sixteen books using traditional folklore as their basis. He has worked as an actor and university theatre instructor in Tanzania and Canada, and as a writer-in-residence for the Edmonton Public Library. His books include award-winning titles such as Orphan Boy, Rhinos for Lunch and Elephants for Supper!, Big Boy, and My Rows and Piles of Coins. His books have been translated into various South African languages and into Korean. He lives in Edmonton, Alberta.

Reviews

"Teachers looking for multicultural texts will treasure this authentic African story."
"Kitoto challenges readers to decide how greatness might be measured."
Kitoto challenges readers to decide how greatness might be measured.
-- School Library Journal

Teachers looking for multicultural texts will treasure this authentic African story.
-- Children's Literature