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Tololwa M. Mollel

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Tololwa M. Mollel

  • 3 stars across 3 books
    Tololwa Mollel is a children's author, dramatist and storyteller. He grew up in Arusha Tanzania at the times when oral tradition was still alive and well. Tololwa has written over sixteen books using traditional folklore as their basis. He has worked as an actor and university theatre instructor in Tanzania and Canada, and as a writer-in-residence for the Edmonton Public Library. His books include award-winning titles such as "Orphan Boy, Rhinos for Lunch and Elephants for Supper!, Big Boy," and "My Rows and Piles of Coins." His books have been translated into various South African languages and into Korean. He lives in Edmonton, Alberta.Darrell McCalla, graphic designer and artist, grew up in Jamaica, resulting in his use of a vibrant Caribbean-influenced palette of colours. A past graduate of the Leeds College of Art, Yorkshire, England, McCalla works in acrylics and watercolours and now calls Mississauga, Ontario home. His works can be found in private collections throughout Canada, USA and Jamaica.
    17th October 2016

    From the Lands of Night

    In this story, the young girl Ra-Eli watches as her family agonizes over the illness of her baby brother Samson. When th... More

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    19th October 1998

    Shadow Dance

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