Shadow Dance

Shadow Dance

by Donna Perrone, Tololwa M. Mollel



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780395829097
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 10/01/1998
Edition description: None
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.63(w) x 10.36(h) x 0.39(d)
Lexile: AD420L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Tololwa M. Mollel, an Arusha Maasai from Tanzania, grew up on his grandfather's coffee farm, an hour's drive from Mount Kilimanjaro. After receiving his B.A. in Literature and Theatre at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Mr. Mollel went to Canada in 1966 to complete his master's degree at the University of Alberta. In the late 1970s he returned to Tanzania where he was Senior Lecturer and Head of the Theatre Department at the University of Dar es Salaam. At that time he was also co-director of a children's theatre and arts group. Mr. Mollel has written many books for Clarion. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota..

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lcisabell on LibraryThing 26 days ago
A livley girl by the name of Salome who enjoys singing and dancing with her shadow, is tricked by a cunning crocodile who is trapped in a gully. After doing the crocdile a good deed, Salome finds her self needing to be rescued, Along wiht colorful illustrations and a great story, readers will joy learning Salome's song with the music and lyrics in the back of the book. This book is great for young children, pre-k and up, children can bring Salome, the crocodile and the other animal characters to llife. The book can be retold through puppets and play. Class can re-enact the book. Can also be used for creative & music unit.