This is a collection of short stories about children and young people in Jamaica. Full of wonderfully atmospheric background detail combined with the rhythms and patterns of speech, these contemporary narratives bring to life a culture highly relevant to multi ethnic Britain. Stories include Becky and the Wheels and Brake Boys; A Thief in the Village; Tukku Tukku and Sampson; All other Days Run into Sunday; The Mouth Organ Boys; Elias and the Mongoose; The Pet, The Sea and Little Buddy; Fanso and Granny-Flo; The Banana Tree.
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A collection of short stories about children and young people in Jamaica. It brings to life a culture relevant to multi ethnic Britain. It includes stories such as 'Becky and the Wheels and Brake Boys'; 'A Thief in the Village'; 'Tukku Tukku and Sampson'; 'All other Days Run into Sunday'; 'The Mouth Organ Boys'; and, 'Elias and the Mongoose'.From the Back Cover:
Nine inviting stories reveal Jamaica from salty shore to sun-drenched village. Nenna and her brother Man-Man sneak from shadow to tree trunk in the dead of night, concealing themselves while tracking a coconut thief. Gusta barely survives a violent hurricane, trying to save his fruit-laden banana tree. Becky begs her mother for a bicycle, and Fanso longs to know his father who walked out of his life thirteen years earlier.
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Book Description Penguin Books, Limited (UK) 1995-01-26, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New Ed. 0140326790 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Bookseller Inventory # TM-0140326790
Book Description Penguin Books, Limited (UK), 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140326790