Counting Addis Ababa

Counting Addis Ababa – a counting book (for learning) for children

Original edition published by Habte Books, Addis Abeba (ISBN: 978 0979 6271-6-3). Copyright Fitsame Teferra. (English, Amharic and Afaan Oromo).

Published in a new layout and also translated into Tigrinya in the Art of Buna 2017 edition. To be distributed free of charge to schools, libraries and orphanages in Ethiopia. First edition – 2,500 copies. (English, Amharic, Afaan Oromo and Tigrinya).

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“On a Saturday morning, a beautiful sunny Saturday morning, we are all going to Addis Ababa to do something special. We are going to learn to count from one to ten in Amharic, Tigrinya, Afaan Oromo, and English.”

The book uses a playful style to teach the reader to count from one to ten in the following languages – Amharic, Afaan Oromo, Tigrinya and English. Its enchanting illustrations by Anteneh Fisseha give us a picture of everyday life in Ethiopia’s capital city, Addis Abeba.