I Am Farmer: Growing an Environmental Movement in Cameroon
Discover the true story of how environmentalist Farmer Tantoh is transforming the landscape in his home country of Cameroon.
When Tantoh Nforba was a child, his fellow students mocked him for his interest in gardening. Today he's an environmental hero, bringing clean water and bountiful gardens to the central African nation of Cameroon. Authors Miranda Paul and Baptiste Paul share Farmer Tantoh's inspiring story.
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About the Author
Elizabeth Zunon grew up in West Africa and now lives Albany, NY where she draws, paints, collages, sews, silkscreens, makes jewelry, and ponders the endless possibilities of chocolate. Her work is largely influenced by the people, places, and things from her childhood in the Ivory Coast as the product of two cultures. Visit her at lizzunon.com.
"[A] beautiful book about an important topic and the man behind a movement."--Booklist-- (1/8/2019 12:00:00 AM)
"A valuable work for early lessons on the environment and small-scale community action, and a reminder that one person can bring about change even in difficult circumstances."--School Library Journal-- (1/23/2019 12:00:00 AM)
"This heartening story . . . conveys the importance of sound agricultural practices across farms, schoolyards, communities, and nations."--The Horn Book Magazine-- (11/29/2018 12:00:00 AM)