Jambo Means Hello: Swahilli Alphabet Book

Illustration of girl saying hello

The text presents a word with English translation, for each of the twenty-four letters in the Swahili alphabet. Brief explanation of each word introduces an East African custom.

Age Level: 6-9
Language: Swahili
Country/Territory: Kenya Mozambique Tanzania
Format: Picture Book
Publisher: Dial
Book Awards: Caldecott Medal
Themes for Children: Letters and Numbers