uTshepo Mde - Tall Enough - Xhosa-English Edition (Xhosa, Paperback)

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Tshepo is a boy who wishes he was as tall as a beautiful tree. He plants himself in the ground, waters himself, and magically grows into one. But as a tree, he soon comes to realise why it's good to be a little boy, at least for now.

The story is funny, poignant and surprising, and fuses the mythical and the domestic in a quintessentially African fairytale sure to become a modern classic.

Told in Xhosa, and accompanied by an English translation, this book is about the worries of growing up and belonging.


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Tshepo is a boy who wishes he was as tall as a beautiful tree. He plants himself in the ground, waters himself, and magically grows into one. But as a tree, he soon comes to realise why it's good to be a little boy, at least for now.

The story is funny, poignant and surprising, and fuses the mythical and the domestic in a quintessentially African fairytale sure to become a modern classic.

Told in Xhosa, and accompanied by an English translation, this book is about the worries of growing up and belonging.

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Imprint

Electric Book Works

Country of origin

South Africa

Release date

November 2006

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Dimensions

150 x 150 x 3mm (L x W x T)

Format

Paperback

Pages

32

ISBN-13

978-0-620-36918-3

Barcode

9780620369183

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LSN

0-620-36918-3



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