One Child, One Seed: A South African Counting Book

One Child, One Seed: A South African Counting Book

Hardcover(First Edition)



A counting book to widen the horizons, packed with information about the life and culture of South Africa.

"One child, one seed.

Two hands to plant the seed.

Three ways to help it grow."

Cultivating, sharing, preparing. Starting with a single seed in a child’s hand and leading right through to a warm, nourishing meal (with plenty for all), this colorful book offers up a satisfying story of the fruits of a communal effort.

So play a simple counting game. Watch a pumpkin grow. Follow young Nothando and discover the rhythms of her daily life in this vivid portrait of one child, one seed, and the South African village in which they both thrive.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780805072044
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Publication date: 04/01/2003
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 11.33(w) x 8.67(h) x 0.35(d)
Age Range: 3 - 7 Years

About the Author

Kathryn Cave has written numerous books for children of all ages. In 1997, her book Something Else was awarded the first UNESCO Prize for Services to Tolerance in Children’s Literature. Ms. Cave lives and works in England. This is her second collaboration with Oxfam.

Gisèle Wulfsohn is a South African photographer who studied at the Johannesburg College of Art. She was one of five photographers commissioned to document the first democratic elections in South Africa, and her resulting pictures were published in the book An End to Waiting. She lives with her family in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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