cover image Africa Brothers and Sisters

Africa Brothers and Sisters

Virginia Kroll. Aladdin Paperbacks, $5.99 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-689-81816-5

When a boy asks why he has no brothers and sisters, his father tells him he has thousands of them in Africa. An informal description of 21 African tribes follows. ""The protagonists' chipper interchange... keeps the material from becoming dry and didactic,"" said PW. Ages 4-7. (Jan.)