Old Mikamba Had A Farm

Old Mikamba Had A Farm

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The inhabitants of Old Makimba's farm in Africa, including a baboon, an elephant, and a lion, are described, verse by verse. Includes facts about African animals.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.,, [2013]
ISBN: 9780399257407
Branch Call Number: E Isadora
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) :,color illustrations ;,27 cm


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Nov 11, 2017

Loved this new version of the old nursery song, and the illustrations are beautiful!

JCLBeckyC Feb 16, 2017

A fun way to discuss similarities and differences between American farms and African farms. I paired this one with Pete the Cat's Old MacDonald Had a Farm during Family Storytime. E-I-E-I-O!

mvkramer Sep 12, 2014

An African take on "Old MacDonald" - Old Mikamba's farm includes favorites like cheetahs, lions, zebras and hippos. Fun to read aloud -- kids love making all the animal noises, especially the lion!

ChristchurchKids Jan 29, 2014

You already know Old McDonald's version of this familiar song, but you might need to brush up on the sounds made by the animals on Old Mikamba's game farm. Rendered in lively textures and bold colours, African animals such as giraffes, baboons, ostriches, hippos, and springboks are introduced, each one contributing an exciting new sound for readers to echo. With a wildebeest's "honk honk" here and a dassie's "trill trill" there, Old Mikamba Had a Farm will keep kids "e-i-e-i-o"-ing until the cows - or, in this case, zebras - come home.

Picture books newsletter January 2014.


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