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Paperback32 pages. Add to Your books. Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, Uganda AbigailAdams26 Jul 9, An rated it it was amazing Feb 24, Susan Meddaugh Illustrator Members. Bimwili and the Zimwi. Now I’m twenty three and I still remember the story and the lesson it taught.
Bimwili, our heroine, is captured on her adventure by an evil Zimwi who hides her inside a drum and uses her lovely singing to make his fortu This moving story originated in Zanzibar and is retold in a beautifully descriptive style by Aardema whose writing is complemented by equally lovely illustrations from Susan Meddaugh. Popular covers see all 5 covers. This story could be used for cross curricular support for subjects such as science and geography in KS1. Description Set in a Swahili village in Zanzibar, this story is about Bimwili, who is captured by the demon, Zimwi whilst searching for a shell on the beach.
Want to Read saving…. Abbey rated it it was amazing Jan 14, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Published July bimwilli by Puffin Books first published Engaging and fun to read, it includes a short glossary bimwiki Swahili words, and offers a brief note on the title page concerning its source material.
Recently added by AngSemancemulcahyesterlibrarianRSZambiakhurtrollinsphKenyabookstimothyacademyhrims. Niried rated it really liked it May 12, Finally he takes the drum with Bimwili inside back to the village where she is from.
Bimwili and the Zimwi : Verna Aardema :
It tells the story of a young girls first adventure from her village and how negligence can end in disaster, but that a families love will always prevail in keeping one safe.
Engaging and fun to read, it includes a short glossary of Swah An inquisitive young girl named Bimwili finds herself imprisoned in a bimwilli drum” by the troll-like Zimwi in this retelling of a folktale from Zanzibar. Google Books — Loading I read this story on my own in kindergarten.
Aardema was married twice, and died in in Fort Myers, Florida. Verna Aardema is known for her wonderful folktale adaptations, and Bimwili and the Zimwi is no exception.
Bimwili and the Zimwi
But the little girl didn’t learn much, and the men did all the important things, which seemed particularly sexist as the Mama and the sisters did all the research. Martin rated it it was amazing. This moving story originated in Zanzibar and is retold in a beautifully descriptive style by Aardema whose writing is complemented by equally lovely illustrations from Susan Meddaugh.
This is Hansel and Gretel on steroids; don’t read this to your young one if they are afraid of being taken away by green creatures and made to sing in a drum! My mother gave me this book when I was in Kindergarten and I have loved it ever since.
I liked this story as it shows the power of strong family values, how we all need to look after each other and, of course, the prevalence of good over evil. Dec 04, Lana Clifton rated it really liked it Shelves: An extra star for building tension. Be the first to ask a question about Bimwili and the Zimwi. She creates a song about her shell that she soon is forced to sing for the village monster– the Zimwi.
Before she reunites with her family, she has to defeat this shape-shi A folktale from Zanzibar Ladyknightstar rated it really liked it Feb 12,