A Baobab Is Big

And Other Verses From Africa

Jacqui Taylor

A delightful book of verse inspired by the the animals, plants and images of Africa.
Date Published :
August 2005
Publisher :
Penguin Random House South Africa
Illustration :
40 color illustrations
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Binding : Hardback
ISBN : 9781868729463
Pages : 72
Dimensions : 8 X 8 inches
Stock Status : In stock


Once again author and illustrator Jacqui Taylor has drawn inspiration from the animals, plants and images of Africa for this delightful book of verse. Children will love the bright colors, textures and detail in her illustrations, which are factual rather than fantastical and therefore educational, yet in a fun style. The verses themselves are rhythmical and make use of indigenous words in the context of the imagery. Also included is a section of fascinating facts that teach and ‘add value’ to the verses themselves.

About The Author

Jacqui Taylor worked for a number of years as an illustrator for advertising agencies in London and her native Zimbabwe. While living in Hong Kong Jacqui started writing A Hong Kong ABC Book for her son Christopher. This eventually lead to An African ABC, in which she has woven her children, Christopher and Lauren, their pet cat and their playmates into the illustrations. She currently runs her own design company, Fraser Design, in Zimbabwe.

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