Family life in Ethiopia is described in this book, through the eyes of the Getu family who survive off food which they produce themselves. It explains how they have a special coffee ceremony three times a day and how dung is used both to decorate their home and as a source of fuel. This book is one of a series which uses a photo of the family outside their home with their possesions spread out for inspection. Short quotes from family members bring the personalities to life. Simple fact boxes at the start of each chapter give easy-to-grasp general information about various aspects of daily life in each country. The subject matter is suitable for National Curriculum Key Stage 1 Geography.