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Ann-Nem-Oh-Nee Finds Adventure – Fun Fiction

Searching for adventure Ann-Nem-Oh-Nee feels rather lonely on her rock and yearns for adventure. A chance friendship with a hermit crab offers her an opportunity that works well for both of them. If you are looking for a short fun story about friendship, especially for children that love the ocean and sea creatures, this beautifully illustrated picture book is perfect.

Another great creative commons book from BookDash.

Illustrated by Jessica Bosworth Smith
Written by Matthew Griffiths
Designed by Lauren Nel
Edited by Diane Awerbuck
with the help of the Book Dash participants in Cape Town on 2 December 2017.

Text and Images from Ann-Nem-Oh-Nee Finds Adventure – Searching for adventure Fun Fiction

Searching for adventureAnn-Nem-Oh-Nee lived in the ocean. All day long she clung to the same slippery rock with her single big foot. Her tiny tentacles caught tasty treats.

Searching for adventureOn days when she felt cross, her stinging tentacles kept the other creatures away.

Searching for adventureBut today her rock felt lonely.

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If you want to listen to a fun version of this book by Storytime Sandi, see the video below:

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Books purchased from publishers cost too much. In order to distribute more books for South African children, Book Dash participants work as publishers in a single day, having a book with no publishers mean the book will be a lot cheaper the only cost will be printing the books. With these, anyone can run sponsored prints and the finished books can be handed to children.

Every child should have a hundred books when they reach the age of five. that means handing down 600 million free books to South African children who probably could not afford to buy them, More children grow up not learning how to read and write well, and every day we lose more of these children. Let us not neglect these children and help them overcome poverty by first teaching them how to read and to enjoy the worlds that a book can open up.

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