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Fatou, Fetch the Water


FORMAT: Paperback PRICE: £6.99 PAGES: 28 Pages PUBLICATION DATE: 01/08/2018 ISBN: 9781905434169

Fatou, Fetch the Water

Neil Griffiths, illus by Peggy Collins

Red Robin Books

Follow Fatou as she sets out to fetch fresh water from the village well, but returns with more than she was expecting. When the water bucket is empty, forgetful Fatou is sent out to fetch a fresh supply of water for a family feast. Follow in her footsteps through the village where she collects much more than the water she was expecting?

Selling points

  • A charming tale of the joys of both giving and receiving
  • A simple storyline with child-friendly language
  • Clever use of repetitive vocabulary
  • Opportunities to discuss water
  • Perfect for role-play
  • Fun facts about the culture and traditions of The Gambia, where the story is set