Chat Tu Mi & Colour is the first Jamaican-themed colouring of its kind combining Jamaican proverbs, line drawings as well as introducing the formal writing system for Jamaican, or what many refer to as Jamaican Patois. The book encapsulates 20 worded pages with an accompanying drawing which highlight various aspects of our culture: food, the genres of music Jamaica gave to the word, the only UNESCO World Heritage site in Jamaica, landmarks/places, livelihoods, customs, sports and lives realities and more. Respect is due to Louise Bennett-Coverley for all the work she did placing as a folklorist and cultural ambassador to celebrate our language, Jamaican.
If you’re interested in learning about Jamaican culture and proverbs, want to give a child a gift that promotes multiculturalism and diversity, want to alleviate child stress and anxiety for children then this book is the fit for you no matter your age or origin.
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