Kumba and Kambili
A Tale from Mali
From the Series Tales of Honor
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.
|Interest Level||Grade 1 - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Publisher||Red Chair Press|
|Imprint||Red Chair Press|
|Number of Pages||32|
|BISACS||JUV012020, JUV030010, JUV012040|
|Dimensions||6.375 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||M|
|ATOS Reading Level||2.9|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||159754|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography and Glossary|
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.
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.