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A Kount Di Animal Dem Counting animals

Written by Zanele Buthelezi, Thembani Dladla, Clare Verbeek

Illustrated by Rob Owen

Translated by Georgette McGlashen

Language Jamaican Creole

Level Level 1

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Wan elifant a go jrink waata.

One elephant is going to drink water.

Tuu jeraaf a go jrink waata.

Two giraffes are going to drink water.

Chrii bofaluo an fuor bod a go jrink waata tu.

Three buffaloes and four birds are also going to drink water.

Faiv impaala an siks waatag a waak go a di waata.

Five impalas and six warthogs are walking to the water.

Sevn zebra a ron go a di waata.

Seven zebras are running to the water.

Iet frag an nain fish a swim inna di waata.

Eight frogs and nine fish are swimming in the water.

Wan laiyan a ruor. Im waahn jrink tu. A uu fried a di laiyan?

One lion roars. He also wants to drink. Who is afraid of the lion?

Wan elifant a jrink waata wid di laiyan.

One elephant is drinking water with the lion.

Written by: Zanele Buthelezi, Thembani Dladla, Clare Verbeek
Illustrated by: Rob Owen
Translated by: Georgette McGlashen
Language: Jamaican Creole
Level: Level 1
Source: Counting animals from African Storybook
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