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Our World: Ethiopia
Fitsum Tesfaye Habtemariam, illustrations by Netsanet Tesfay


Selam! It’s a beautiful day in Ethiopia with Babi (Daddy). Have a breakfast of spicy chechebsa together, ride horses in the park and gather around the mesob for dinner. Ethiopian author Fitsum Tesfaye Habtemariam and illustrator Netsanet Tesfay draw on their personal experiences of life in Ethiopia to create this sweet board book as part of the Our World series for very young readers.


Fitsum Tesfaye Habtemariam grew up in Ethiopia and raised his children in the bustling city of Addis Ababa. He works in the communications field to contribute to the world's Sustainable Development Goals. Fitsum loves to travel and has been to over 30 countries. He lives outside of Washington, D.C. with his family.


Even though board books are usually intended for very young children, it would also be appropriate to include this one in younger elementary school settings as part of a global awareness unit.” -- School Library Journal

[B]  Barefoot Books  /  October 03, 2023
20 pages