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Niki Daly

  • 4 stars across 30 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... More

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    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... More

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    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... More

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    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... More

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    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 ... More

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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... More

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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... More

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    1st May 2005

    Where'S Jamela?

    Mama and Gogo are tremendously excited about the new house they are moving to, but Jamela likes where they are and doesn... More

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    1st January 2005

    Jamela's Dress Big Book

    Mama is very pleased with the dress material she has bought for Thelma's wedding. Jamela can't resist wrapping the mater... More

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