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Dianne Hofmeyr

  • 5 stars across 55 books
    DIANNE HOFMEYR grew up on the tip of southern Africa. Her acclaimed picture books include The Magic Bojabi Tree, which was nominated for the 2014 Kate Greenaway Award and Zeraffa Giraffa, which is on The Sunday Times' Top 100 Children's Classics list. Dianne Hofmeyr lives in west London.

    CAROL THOMPSON has written and illustrated more than 60 books for children and her work has been translated into over 20 languages. Carol is an IBBY UK committee member. She lives in Leicester.
    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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    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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    1st May 2010

    Fiddle-dee-dee

    This stunning new edition of 12 popular anthologies features work from outstanding authors such as Joy Cowley, Margaret ... 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 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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    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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