Kumba and Kambili

A Tale from Mali

From the Series Tales of Honor

  • Interest Level: Grade 1 - Grade 3   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

When the village is terrorized by a lion, the hunter Kambili wishes to track down the beast. But his wife Kumba steps in to warn that the lion is an evil wizard. The lion-man proves no match for the brave Kumba and Kambili. Themes: bravery, intelligence.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-93616-390-8
$39.99 $29.99
Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Fiction
Copyright 2014
Publisher Red Chair Press
Imprint Red Chair Press
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2013-08-01
BISACS JUV012020, JUV030010, JUV012040
Dewey 398.2
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.375 x 9
Lexile 490
Guided Reading Level M
ATOS Reading Level 2.9
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 159754
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography and Glossary

Illustrator: Keith D. Shepherd

Keith D. Shepherd is an educator, illustrator and painter. His works have been in galleries, museums and private collections across the U.S. Born in St. Louis, Keith now lives and works in Kansas City, Missouri.

Author: Suzanne Barchers

Suzanne I. Barchers, Ed.D., began a career in writing and publishing after fifteen years as a teacher. She has written over 100 children's books, two college textbooks, and more than 20 reader's theater and teacher resource books. She previously held editorial roles at Weekly Reader and LeapFrog and is on the PBS Kids Media Advisory Board for the next generation of children's programming. Suzanne also plays the flute professionally—and for fun—from her home in Stanford, California. Suzanne is the author of Problem Solved! Readers and can be found online at www.suzannebarchers.com.