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Niki Daly

  • 4 stars across 20 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 September 2002

    What's Cooking, Jamela?

    Mama plans a chicken dinner for Christmas Day, and she gives Jamela the job of fattening up their chicken. But seeing ho... More

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    1st October 2004

    One Round Moon and a Star for Me

    A young African boy watches a shooting star falling for his Mama's new baby. The whole village comes together to provide... More

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    1st July 2008

    Pretty Salma

    "Salma, pretty Salma, please go to market for your old granny who loves you so." This up-to-the-minute "Red Riding H... More

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    2nd April 2015

    Seb and Hamish

    Seb and Mama go to visit Mrs Kenny, but there' s a dog called Hamish at the house too. Woof woof, says Ham... More

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    4th March 2000

    Jamela's Dress

    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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    6th March 2003

    Daddy Island

    This picture book celebrates a small boy's relationship with his father, whom he regards as a secure island on which he ... More

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    2nd November 2001

    Fly, Eagle, Fly!: An African Tale

    After a stormy night, a farmer searching for his lost calf finds a baby eagle that has been blown out of its nest. He ta... More

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    31st December 1992

    Papa Lucky's Shadow

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