Buri and the Marrow (Bilingual Diverse Children's Book) - Somali/English
Author: Henriette Barkow
Illustrator: Lizzie Finlay
Buri and the Marrow is an entertaining Bengali story about an old woman who travels through the forest to meet her daughter. The woman meets many creatures along the way - and they all want to eat her! She makes a plan to outsmart them, with the help of her daughter. But will the sly fox be fooled? The colorful illustrations are a delight, and the story lends itself to bilingual storytelling.
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Buri and the Marrow (Bilingual Diverse Children's Book)
Mid level text: 2-5 sentences per page. Content also enjoyed by older language learners.