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Jama, Adam

Overview
Works: 59 works in 93 publications in 2 languages and 1,862 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  Pictorial works  Board books  Folklore  Big books  Poetry  Illustrated works  Fairy tales 
Roles: Translator
Classifications: PZ8.3.M418, E
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Publications about Adam Jama
Publications by Adam Jama
Most widely held works by Adam Jama
al-Liftah al-ʻamlāqah = The giant turnip by Henriette Barkow( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in Somali and held by 84 libraries worldwide
This re-telling of a traditional story is based in an inner-city school, where the children have grown a huge turnip. The boys and girls try to pull it out, but it won't move. Will they ever manage to free the giant turnip?
Zu mu de xing qi liu tang = Grandma's Saturday soup by Sally Fraser( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Somali and held by 83 libraries worldwide
"Mimi misses her grandma. Every day something reminds her of grandma's special Saturday Soup and the tales her grandma tells. Sally Fraser's delightful description of Jamaica and the wonderful soup ..."--Cover
Brown bear, brown bear, what do you see? by Bill Martin( Book )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in Somali and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Bilingual Edition: English/Somali. Exuberantly coloured artwork and favourite animals make this rhythmic story the perfect introduction to looking and learning about colours. Another classic title by Eric Carle!
What shall we do with the boo-hoo baby? by Cressida Cowell( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Somali and held by 78 libraries worldwide
The dog, cat, duck, and cow come to the rescue when Boo-Hoo Baby won't stop crying
Walking through the jungle by Debbie Harter( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Somali and held by 77 libraries worldwide
In this traditional English nursery rhyme, a fearless young explorer discovers the different animals and terrains of the world before making it home, safe and sound, for her supper
al-Tiyūs al-thalāthah al-ikhwah jrūf = three billy goats gruff by Henriette Barkow( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in Somali and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Retells the traditional tale about three billy goats who trick a troll that lives under the bridge
Handa's hen by Eileen Browne( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in Somali and held by 67 libraries worldwide
As Handa and her friend Akeyo, young members of Kenya's Luo tribe, search for her grandmother's missing hen, Mondi, they find increasing numbers of interesting animals but the black hen eludes them
Le hoquet de Mei Ling = Mei Ling's hiccups by David Mills( Book )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Somali and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Mei Ling gets hiccups at her class party. Her friends give her suggestions how to stop hiccups. However her hiccups keep coming back until she comes up with a brilliant idea
Jill e la pianta di fagioli = Jill and the beanstalk by Manju Gregory( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in Somali and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Billedbog der fortæller eventyret om den fattige Jill der sælger morens eneste ko for 5 bønner. De magiske bønner bliver til en stige der vokser op over skyerne. Den fører Jill til Kæmpens slot og alle hans skatte
al-Sinn al-muhtazzah al-mutaʼarjaḥah = the wibbly wobbly tooth by David Mills( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
On Monday evening Li got his first wobbly tooth and the tooth went wibble wobble. Li wibbled his tooth and wobbled his tooth unitl it came out. Now what should he do with it? His friends have many suggestions: Throw it in the river for good luck. Bury it! Wait for the tooth fairy ... But grandma knows just what to do. This funny story celebrates the diverse traditions associated with losing a baby tooth
Buster / Busta ; qorre, Lindah Jeningis ; sawire, Kaateriin Wooltaris by Linda M Jennings( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Buster is abandoned by his family and finds a new home
Malāʼikat Alfī = Alfie's angels by Henriette Barkow( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in Somali and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Alfie wanted to be an angel in the school play, but had to convince his teacher that boys can be angels too
Lima de la jiao = Lima's red hot chilli by David Mills( Book )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in Somali and English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Lima, a little bit hungry, succumbs to the temptation to eat a shiny, red hot chilli, and gets full really fast eating ice cream, jello, and other cool treats to counteract the effects of the burning pepper. Presented in English and Spanish
Five minutes' peace by Jill Murphy( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
All Mrs. Large wants is a bit of peace while she takes a bath
Al-Yawm al-awwal li-Sām = Sam's first day by David Mills( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in Somali and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Sam loved to talk. He talked while he was getting ready for his first day at school. But when he got there, he stopped talking. It wasn't that Sam was unhappy. He enjoyed building things and was happy to write, but he just would not say anything
Floppy by Guido van Genechten( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in Somali and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Floppy's ears are not the same. He tries many different ways to make his ears the same so he can fit in with other rabbits. He finally realizes that there are more than one way to fit in
Būrī wa-thamarat al-yaqṭīn : qiṣah min al-fūluklūr al-Hindī = Buri and the marrow : an Indian folk tale by Henriette Barkow( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Somali and held by 47 libraries worldwide
As an old woman travels through the forest to meet her daughter, a fox, a tiger and a lion try to eat her. Buri tells them to wait until she returns, then she'll be nice and fat. When it is time for her to go home, her daughter thinks of a plan which fools the lion and the tiger
Witaj na ́swiat noworodku! = Welcome to the world baby by Na'íma bint Robert( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in Somali and held by 43 libraries worldwide
All cultures celebrate the birth of a baby in different ways. When Tariq's mum has a baby boy the whole class celebrates and as the children talk, at circle time, they each in turn tell how their families welcomed a new child into the world
Xiao ai ren yu xie jiang = The elves and the shoemaker by Henriette Barkow( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in Somali and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Elves come by moonlight on nights when the stars shine. Snip snap needle thread ... paint polish heels and tops. This is an enchanting retelling of the famous folktale with teachers' notes
Puszka Pandory = Pandora's box by Henriette Barkow( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in Somali and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Little Red Hen finds some grains of wheat but when she asks the duck, the goose and the turkey to help her plant them, they say they are far too busy. When Little Red Hen has grown the wheat, harvested it, turned it into flour and baked the bread, will she let them help her eat it? And who is that lurking in the background?
 
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Somali (30)
English (6)
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