Jamal is a little camel so he must walk, walk, walk through the desert. One day he becomes separated from his friend, the boy, but a wise falcon helps to reunite them. They go on to explore the city and its exciting sights and sounds.
A modern tale of friendship and adventure from the twice Greenaway-award-winning author/illustrator, Michael Foreman.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Genre||Fiction, Picture Books|
|Publisher||Andersen Press USA|
|Imprint||Andersen Press USA|
|Number of Pages||32|
School Library Journal
“The Dubai skyline, with its imposing skyscrapers and its market with colorful textiles and other wares, provides a sharp contrast to the bare desert landscape.”—School Library Journal
“Foreman’s straightforward text and soft double-page spreads . . . take readers directly into his tale. . . . [A] low-key introduction to a far-off place.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Touches of folktale blend well with this take on traditional and modern life.”—Booklist
Illustrator: Michael Foreman
Michael Foreman is an award-winning author. He has won the Kate Greenaway Medal twice and has been the UK nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award twice. His books are published all over the world.