Fruit Salad, by Suzana Mukobwajana and Fortunee Kubwimana, illustrated by Felix Seminega, is one of the 16 little books for Little Hands for children aged 0-6.

Written in Rwanda, Fruit Salad simply names several fruits that are liked by various children whose names link them to different parts of Africa from Egypt to South Africa.

Aïsha loves dates (Arabic), Phakamani likes paw paw (Zulu/Xhosa), Muvara likes oranges (Rwandese), Juma likes mangoes (Swahili),Kwesi likes bananas (Akan) and so on.

Fruit Salad and the other books in this pan-African set are available in the official languages of the African Union (Arabic, English, French, Kiswahili, Portuguese) and 15 other African languages (Afrikaans, isiXhosa, isiZulu, Siswati, isiNdebele, Sesotho, Sepedi, Setswana, Tshivenda, Xitsonga, Twi, Amharic, Cinyanja, Kinyarwanda and Mandingo).

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