Babu’s Song by Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen

Title: Babu’s Song
Author: Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen
Illustrator: Aaron Boyd
Publisher: Lee & Low Books (2008)
ISBN: 9781600602757

Babu’s Song by Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen is a touching picture book that promotes responsible decision-making, education, integrity and creativity.

Bernardi lives in Tanzania with his mute grandfather, Babu who makes toys. He gives Bernardi a handmade music box. When a tourist offers a lot of money for the box, he sadly sells it. 

Bernardi hands over the money to his grandfather who uses the money for his grandson to attend school. He then makes a new music box.

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