Mama Panya's Pancakes
On market day, Mama Panya's son Adika invites everyone he sees to a pancake dinner. How will Mama Panya ever feed them all? This clever and heartwarming story about Kenyan village life teaches the importance of sharing, even when you have little to give.
Play Hollow loves this story because:
It explores community and social relationships that span across different cultures, encouraging the widening children's perspectives.
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