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Author Favret, Hafida, 1963-
Title Songs in the shade of the olive tree : lullabies and nursery rhymes from the Maghreb / [songs collected by Hafida Favret & Magdelaine Lerasle ; musical arrangements by Paul Mindy ; illustrated by Nathalie Novi].
Pub Info Paris : Secret Mountain, 2012.
book jacket
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J 782.42 Fav     AVAILABLE
Descript 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 21 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Audience NP Lexile
Note "Storybook & music CD".
First published in France by Didier Jeunesse, Paris, 2001.
Words also printed in vernacular and roman script.
Songs performed on sound recording in original language.
English version of A l'ombre de l'olivier.
Summary "Told [sung] in Arabic and Berber [and French], this collection of lullabies and nursery rhymes from Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia draws children into a musical journey across North Africa, from the Sahara Desert through the Atlas Mountains to the Mediterranean Sea. In 30 story-songs about everyday life, children learn of the importance of rain, the communal aspects of meals, and the consequences of inappropriate behavior..."--P. [4] of cover.
Note Song titles in original language; lyrics translated into English.
Contents Book -- Music CD.
Subject Lullabies -- Africa, North.
Genre Mother Goose.
Subject Children's songs -- Africa, North.
Add Author Lerasle, Magdelaine, 1943-
Mindy, Paul.
Novi, Nathalie, illustrator.
ISBN 9782923163840
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