Tingo Tango Mango Tree

Tingo Tango Mango Tree

by Marcia K. Vaughan, Synthia Saint James
     
 

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Young readers will delight in the antics of Sombala Bombala Rombala Roh and her island friends: Kokio Lokio Mokio Koh, the flamingo; Willaby Dillaby Dallaby Doh, the parrot; Nanaba Panaba Tanaba Goh, the turtle; the Bitteo Biteo, the bat-as they wrestle a giant mango to the ground in this latest lyrical tale from author Marcia Vaughan. Bright, energetic illustrations

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Young readers will delight in the antics of Sombala Bombala Rombala Roh and her island friends: Kokio Lokio Mokio Koh, the flamingo; Willaby Dillaby Dallaby Doh, the parrot; Nanaba Panaba Tanaba Goh, the turtle; the Bitteo Biteo, the bat-as they wrestle a giant mango to the ground in this latest lyrical tale from author Marcia Vaughan. Bright, energetic illustrations by Yvonne Buchanan capture the Caribbean, while playfully personifying its animal inhabitants.

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School Library Journal - School Library Journal
PreS-Gr 1Sombala Bombala Rombala Roh, an iguana, plants a mango seed and eventually the fruit grows so big that she can't pull it from the tree. Other animals with equally irritating names try to help, until a bat bites through the stem and the fruit falls to the ground. The writing is filled with repeated patterns and sound effects that probably work in oral storytelling but don't translate well in print. Rather than evoking Caribbean rhythms or sounding playful, it's just annoying and jarring. The watercolor illustrations are flat and unattractive, an odd mix of heavily drawn, static animals and delicate renderings of flowers. An unsuccessful mix.Christine A. Moesch, Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, NY

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780382244544
Publisher:
Silver, Burdett & Ginn, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/28/1994
Series:
Animal Fair Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
7.39(w) x 9.97(h) x 0.24(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

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