This colorful and exciting picture book uses a story-based approach to introduce children about traditional and cultural dress. The short story is about a girl named Lula who helps her mother to make cotton threads. This illustrated book is aimed at young children and young readers because it uses both text and illustrations to present the story. It uses simple sentence structures with fewer than 500 words and illustrations for children to enjoy reading. The threads are used to make traditional dress such as a zuria. The story is designed to explore many commonly used artifacts and cultural icons from East Africa (Ethiopia and Eritrea).