From the bustling city of Addis Ababa to the Bale National Park, home of the Black Lions. Hana and Diego will take you to discover the ancient Timkat festival, find out the story of coffee, learn how to make traditional Ethiopian dishes and fall in love with Black Lions!
Here are a few books that we recommend for Ethiopia that would work well with the 193 Little Adventures Ethiopia pack.
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The books marked with *** are readers by Open Hearts Big Dreams. Open Hearts Big Dreams Project, is focused on increasing the literacy rate in Ethiopia through giving readers books with stories in their heart languages, full of colourful illustrations with Ethiopian settings and details. Profits from book sales are used to create, print, and distribute more Ready Set Go Books to kids in Ethiopia
E is for Ethiopia
Work your way through the alphabet with beautiful photos of Ethiopia. Showing scenes of every day life, food, holidays and people.
Eleven year old Tsion gives you a tour of her day to day life with her family in Addis Ababa.
Only a Pigeon
A story of a boy who raises and races pigeons. How he saves his favourite bird from a mongoose and finally how he lets the bird go free.
Africa Is Not A Country
Not Ethiopia specific but rather showing how diverse the continent is. Highly recommended to have on the shelf when studying Africa.
The Runaway Injera: An Ethiopian Fairy Tale in Amharic and English
***An East African version of the classic Gingerbread man tale. The Injera bread makes an escape whilst chased by hungry children
The Boy Who Never Gave Up: In English and Amharic
***A story of not giving up and following your heart. The book is bilingual, English and Amharic
Thirteen Months of Sunshine: Ethiopia's Unique Calendar in Amharic and English
***A beautifully illustrated book about the unique 13 month calendar that Ethiopia uses.
The Big Buna Bash
A sweet story about a girl who uses the cultural traditions of the buna ceremony to model how to be different, even though sometimes it's difficult. But how it also makes you unique.
Market Day: An Ethiopian early reader in English and Amharic
***In Ethiopia, markets are more than just a place to shop. It where people meet, to play and eat. The beautiful watercolour illustrations match the simple text about the excitement of market day.
Only in Ethiopia: East Africa’s Rarest Animals in Amharic and English
***There are many rare animals in Ethiopia, from the Black Lion to the Somali wild donkey. Meet the animals as you read the book.
Ethiopia: Recipes and Traditions from the Horn of Africa
Ethiopia has a rich and interesting cuisine. Traditional recipes such as Doro Wat alongside stunning photography of the food and the country.
The Wife's Tale: A Personal History
For the adults.
Non fiction memoir of Yetemengnu who was married as a child and became a mother at 14. Her story takes us through the Fascist invasion, her husbands arrest and her deep faith that helped her survive.
In the 193 Little Adventures Ethiopia pack we learn about the Ethiopian Black Lions. Here is a short video showing a very rare encounter with one...
These are great addition to the bookshelf
no matter where in the world you are currently studying
This photographer and writer team travel the world meeting kids and learning about their festivals and celebrations.
Meet children from all over the world, learn about their everyday lives from rural farms to inner cities.
A fun world atlas with lots of illustrations and snippets of information that kids just have to keep dipping into.
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