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Wahn taal-taal man A very tall man

Written by Cornelius Gulere

Illustrated by Catherine Groenewald

Translated by Georgette McGlashen

Language Jamaican Creole

Level Level 2

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Im uo did tuu shaat.

His hoe was too short.

Im duowie did tuu luo.

His doorway was too low.

Im bed did tuu likl.

His bed was too short.

Im baisikl did tuu likl.

His bicycle was too short.

Da man ya did tuu taal!

This man was too tall!

Im mek wahn lang-lang stik fi di uo.

He made a very long hoe handle.

Im mek wahn ai-ai duowie.

He made very high door frames.

Im mek wahn lang-lang bed.

He made a very long bed.

Im bai wahn big-big baisikl.

He bought a very high bicycle.

Im sidong pan wahn ai-ai chier. Im nyam wid wahn lang-lang faak.

He sat on a very high chair. He ate with a very long fork.

Im did go we lef im ous an did go liv ina wahn big faris. Im liv de fi nof-nof ierz.

He left his house and lived in a big forest. He lived for many years.

Written by: Cornelius Gulere
Illustrated by: Catherine Groenewald
Translated by: Georgette McGlashen
Language: Jamaican Creole
Level: Level 2
Source: A very tall man from African Storybook
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