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Niki Daly

Niki Daly

  • 4 stars across 35 books
Niki Daly lives in South Africa with his wife, the illustrator Jude Daly. He was written and illustrated many award-winning picture books, including Why the Sun and Moon Live in the Sky, which was a New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year. He won the Molteno Gold Medal Award for his contribution to English literature in South Africa.
1st October 2001

Not So Fast Songololo

A touching tale of young and old, full of the colours and smells of an African township. Songololo goes into the city wi... MoreNot So Fast Songololo

(1 review) Review
1st June 2012

Operation Itchy Bum

Alistair D'Arcy McDermott has a great mum and a great dad who love him very much ...but aren't so keen on each other. He... MoreOperation Itchy Bum

(1 review) Review
1st October 2012

The Herd Boy

The story describes a day in the life of an African herd boy from the Transkei region of South Africa. He watches over h... MoreThe Herd Boy

(1 review) Review
7th January 2016

Nicholas and the Wild Ones

How do you deal with a bunch of "wild ones" on your first day at school? Nicholas is faced with a gang of bullies incl... MoreNicholas and the Wild Ones

(1 review) Review
3rd August 2000

PAS POOPY CHAIR

Pa buys a new chair. It looks fine but whenever anyone sits on it, the strangest sound comes out. Bono and Brenda think ... MorePAS POOPY CHAIR

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31st December 1990

Ashraf of Africa

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8th January 2001

Yebo, Jamela!

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1st August 2004

Once Upon a Time

When Sarie's teacher says, "Children, take out your reading books," a sick feeling grips Sarie. The words trip up her to... MoreOnce Upon a Time

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1st January 2007

Ruby Sings the Blues

Ruby is so loud, she drives everyone crazy. When her teacher suggests that Ruby might make life easier by turning down t... MoreRuby Sings the Blues

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