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  • 1 stars across 8 books
    James Berry was born and grew up in Jamaica. He is a distinguised writer and poet. In 1982 he won the National Poetry Society's Annual Prize for Fantasy of an African Boy, and in 1987 A Thief in the Village was the Grand Prix winner of the Smarties Prize. He lives both in Jamaica and in Sussex.
    26th January 1989

    A Thief in the Village: and Other Stories

    This is a collection of short stories about children and young people in Jamaica. Full of wonderfully atmospheric backgr... More

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    7th July 2016

    A Thief in the Village

    Gustas is nearly killed in the hurricane, trying to save his banana tree; Nenna and her brother Man-Man patrol the coc... More

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    12th June 1996

    Don't Leave an Elephant to Go and Chase a Bird

    A rhythmically told, brilliantly illustrated tale from the award-winning author of Ajeemah and His Son. When Anancy Spid... More

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    1st April 1999

    Isn't My Name Magical?: Sister and Brother Poems

    A collection of poems depict the family relationships, friendships, and favorite activities of an African American siste... More

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    1st April 1997

    Everywhere Faces Everywhere

    A master poet explores human diversity in this dazzling collectionJames Berry weaves together memories of his Caribbean ... More

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    1st January 1991

    Ajeemah and His Son

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    9th April 2020

    A Story About Afiya

    Some people have dresses for every occasion but Afiya needs only one. Her dress records the memories of her childhood,... More

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