"It was cool in the early morning. The sun spread a soft light over the family compound of five huts. Zamani was wide awake. He had slept little that night; he was too excited. Today, for the first time, he would go to the market with Father and his older brothers!"
This is the touching story of a young boy's first trip to the market with his father and older brothers. Zamani learns about the various items sold at the market, and how to bargain and pay for them. Zamani buys a gift for his Mother and surprises her when he returns home. Later that day Zamani receives a surprise gift as well, bring a wonderful end to hist first day at the market.