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Dianne Hofmeyr

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Dianne Hofmeyr

  • 5 stars across 54 books
    Dianne Hofmeyr grew up next to the sea on the southern tip of Africa. Her travels with notebook and camera through places like Egypt, Tunisia, Senegal, Zimbabwe and just about everywhere in Africa have led to stories that have won the prestigious M-Net Book Prize, the Sanlam Gold for Youth Literature and the Young Africa Award. Di currently lives in Central London.
    4th September 2014

    The Magic Bojabi Tree

    Python has wrapped himself around the melon/mango/pomegranate tree with its delicious fruit, and he won't share the fr... More

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    3rd September 2015

    Zeraffa Giraffa

    This is the astonishing true story of Zeraffa, a giraffe who was sent as a gift from Egypt to France in 1826. A young ... More

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    5th October 2017

    The Glassmaker's Daughter

    Daniela the glassmaker's daughter is grumpy and never smiles. Her father promises a beautiful glass palace to anyone who... More

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    25th July 2001

    The Waterbearer

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    5th May 2009

    Eye of the Sun

    In this exciting sequel, Tuthmosis's brother, Amenhotep, struggles with the priests and his power-hungry young wife, Nef... More

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    17th April 2008

    The Faraway Island

    When a sailor can't bear life on ship any more, he jumps overboard and swims to a big barren rock. There he cares for a ... More

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    3rd March 2008

    Eye of the Moon

    When Isikara discovers the beautiful Queen Tiy of Egypt has been killed and her eldest son, Tuthmosis, is facing the sam... More

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    2nd November 2007

    Little Library Numeracy: Mama Mabena's Magic Afrikaans Version

    This title forms part of the Little Library programme, which consists of a Literacy Kit, Numeracy Kit and Life Skills Ki... More

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    2nd November 2007

    Little Library Numeracy: Mama Mabena's Magic Isindebele Version

    This title forms part of the Little Library programme, which consists of a Literacy Kit, Numeracy Kit and Life Skills Ki... More

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    2nd November 2007

    Little Library Numeracy: Mama Mabena's Magic Isizulu Version

    This title forms part of the Little Library programme, which consists of a Literacy Kit, Numeracy Kit and Life Skills Ki... More

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