Jamal's Journey

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

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.

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Interest Level Preschool - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Picture Books
Copyright 2017
Publisher Andersen Press USA
Imprint Andersen Press USA
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2017-04-01
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV002000, JUV001000, JUV030110
Dewey [E]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.5 x 11
Lexile 590
ATOS Reading Level 3.3
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 188756
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Original artwork and Reviewed


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

Kirkus Reviews

“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

Author, 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. He lives in the UK.