Pinocchio and the Real Boys (Bilingual Book) - Somali/English
Author and Illustrator: Magda Brol
Pinocchio wants to be a real boy and Geppetto lets him go to school. He is teased by some schoolmates until they decide to teach how to be a "real" boy. He follows them and does as he's told, even when they make him do bad things. The boys get into trouble with Mr. Fox, Mr. Cat, and Mr. Cricket. After meeting the Forest Fairy in the woods, Pinocchio begins to think for himself and learns to take responsibility for his actions. Finally, his greatest wish comes true!
This tale is lovingly re-told and boldly illustrated. Children will be captivated by the lyrical text, perfect for reading aloud.
THIS TITLE IS AVAILABLE IN MANY BILINGUAL EDITIONS.
Mid level text: 2-8 sentences per page. Content also enjoyed by older language learners.