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Jude Daly

  • 5 stars across 11 books

    JUDE DALY is an internationally acclaimed author and illustrator, renowned for her delicately detailed illustrations. Her books include The Gift of the Sun , To Everything There is a Season, Lila and the Secret of Rain and Thank You Jackson . She lives with her husband, the author and illustrator Niki Daly, in South Africa.

    8th October 2009

    Lila and the Secret of Rain

    This award-winning picture book tells with spare, elegant prose and poignant illustrations how Lila saves her Kenyan v... More

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    1st July 2010

    Sivu'S Six Wishes: A Taoist Tale

    Sivu is a stonemason who can see the potential shape in a rock before he starts to chisel it, but he has never become ri... More

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    12th April 2021

    Ijuba

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    31st March 1994

    The Dove

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    1st May 2005

    The Dove

    Waiting for the land to spring to life again after a terrible flood in the Valley of a Thousand Hills, Lindi and her gra... More

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    1st August 2008

    To Every Thing There Is a Season

    The well-loved words of Ecclesiastes take on new life and meaning in the sun-baked rural setting of a South African home... 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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    1st March 2008

    The Little Blue Slipper: An Irish Cinderella Story

    Three sisters live in a castle high among Erin's green hills. Fair and Brown go to church each Sunday, leaving their bea... More

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    5th March 2015

    Thank you, Jackson

    Jackson the donkey works very hard, carrying loads of mielies, carrots and potatoes up the hill to market every week, ... More

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    7th August 1997

    The Gift of the Sun: A Tale from South Africa

    All Thulani wants is a simple life basking in the sun. Tired of milking the co, he exchanges it for a goat ...the goat f... More

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