Author: Les and Genny Nuckolls. Africa is a land of mystery, of
jungles, of exotic animals and vast deserts. And for Alica and Annie, it is a
land of surprises. When their father accepts a position at a small African
college, the two girls find they are in for a world of adventure—if they can
Between escaping renegade cobras
and cockroach armies, making friends with lions and nearly getting squashed by
elephants, and teaching a chimpanzee to play dress-up—not to mention trying to
convince the Africans that Santa Clause is not
a witch doctor—Alicia and Annie begin to realize that they may be in over their
heads. Regardless of the danger, they come to love this strange and wild land,
its people, and its customs.
Growing up in Africa is full of tales and truths that no reader
will ever forget.
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