Kenya in Colors


From bright red chili peppers grown in Mexico to the sparkling blue Nile River in Egypt, colors fill our world. Find out what colors say about the people and places of different countries. Start seeing colors in your world!

Read More Show Less
... See more details below
$23.98 price
(Save 10%)$26.65 List Price

Pick Up In Store

Reserve and pick up in 60 minutes at your local store

Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (9) from $3.40   
  • New (3) from $15.69   
  • Used (6) from $3.40   
Note: Kids' Club Eligible. See More Details.
Sending request ...


From bright red chili peppers grown in Mexico to the sparkling blue Nile River in Egypt, colors fill our world. Find out what colors say about the people and places of different countries. Start seeing colors in your world!

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Mary Bowman-Kruhm
Kenya is a country well-suited for the "World of Colors" series. Text and photographs spill across thirteen double-page spreads and convey the essence of the country, its cultural traditions and abundant wildlife. For example, a close-up photo into a cheetah's eyes, coupled with a side action shot of the world's fastest land mammal, add a visual dimension to the text. A blue sky, patterned with Nairobi's high-rise buildings dramatically frames the gray statue of first President Jomo Kenyatta. Glossary, facts, and directions for accessing safe Internet sites are useful. The book contains several incongruities and inaccuracies. Students wear uniforms that, except for one, appear more teal blue than the green named in text. Brown represents Lake Turkana, but the nondescript photo inadequately shows barren earth lining the brilliant alkaline blue-green waters that earned it the nickname "Jade Sea." The most egregious errors, however, are on the pages that show a small Maasai house, children, and a warrior wearing purple, a color seldom worn except by a few older males. The text reads, "At night some farmers bring their animals inside to sleep" (p. 13). First, Maasai minimally grow crops and do not consider themselves farmers; cattle represent their wealth. Second, at night, they enclose livestock in an open kraal, or corral, near their homes, not inside. Additional side photos and, most especially, notes for adults would add to the book's utility. With these caveats, the book is recommended. Reviewer: Mary Bowman-Kruhm, Ph.D.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781429617017
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 7/1/2008
  • Series: World of Colors Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 953,380
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Lexile: AD710L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 9.40 (w) x 10.40 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)