The Gift of the Sun: A Tale from South Africa

The Gift of the Sun: A Tale from South Africa

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The Gift of the Sun: A Tale from South Africa by Dianne Stewart, Jude Daly

All Thulani wants is a simple life basking in the sun. Tired of milking the co, he exchanges it for a goat ... the goat for a sheep ... the sheep for three geese ... until all he has left is a pocketful of sunflower seeds!

But the sunflower seeds feed the hens, the hens lay more eggs than ever, and before long Thyulani is enjoying the gift of his newfound fortune.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781845077877
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Publication date: 06/08/2007
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Dianne Stewart lives in Natal, South Africa. She studied Psychology and African languages in order to be able to communicate with the people around her in their own languages. Her titles for Frances Lincoln include The Gift of the Sun, which was chosen as one of Child Education's Best Books of 1996.Niki Daly has won many awards for his work. His groundbreaking Not So fast Songololo, winner of a U.S Parent's Choice Award, paved the way for post-apartheid South African children's books. Since then, he has been widely published and has spoken in several countries. Among his many books, Once Upon a Time was an Honor Winner in the U.S. Children's Africana Book Awards, and Jamela's Dress was chosen by the ALA as a Notable Children's Book and by Booklist as one of the Top Ten African American Picture Books of 2000. Both live in Cape Town, South Africa.

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