Mungo Makes New Friends (Bilingual Children's Book) - Somali/English
Author: Gill Aitchison
Illustrator: Jill Newton
Mungo is a horse who has seen better days. He is old, lonely, and has nothing to look forward to. Gradually, he is introduced to new friends who share his meals. As winter comes, Mungo is taken away to his winter stables and his new loyal friends must figure out how to stay with him. Set in the Scottish Highlands, with beautiful illustrations by Jill Newton, the book promotes discussion about topics such as inclusion and friendship. Children can join in the animals' adventure while building their literacy skills.
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Mid level text: 2-8 sentences per page. Content also enjoyed by older language learners.