Dianne Hofmeyr - Author Picture

Dianne Hofmeyr - Author

Dianne Hofmeyr grew up next to the sea, on the southern tip of Africa, and has travelled just about everywhere in Africa since. Her father was a mapmaker - helping her to plot not only the stars and unfamiliar terrain but also the texture and smell of new experiences. Her writing is a result of journeys with notebook and camera through places like Eygpt, Tunisia and Zimbabwe. Her teenage fiction has won the prestigious M-Net Book prize, judged with adult fiction, the Sanlam GOLD for Youth Literature (twice), the Sanlam SILVER award, the YOUNG AFRICA AWARD, an IBBY HONOURS BOOK award and a YOUNG AFRICA award. In South Africa, 'The Waterbearer' has won the M.E.R. award and is currently shortlisted for the Sunday Times Book of the Year.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Dianne Hofmeyr

Zeraffa Giraffa
Dianne Hofmeyr - illustrated by Jane Ray
A giraffe in Paris! The idea sounds ridiculous but this beautiful picture book tells the true story of how the Pasha of Egypt sent a young giraffe called Zeraffa as a gift to the King of France. Captured on the...
Lovereading Price: £6.39 - Saving £1.60 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/09/2015
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Zeraffa Giraffa
Dianne Hofmeyr - illustrated by Jane Ray
One of our Books of the Year 2014 A giraffe in Paris! The idea sounds ridiculous but this beautiful picture book tells the true story of how the Pasha of Egypt sent a young giraffe called Zeraffa as a gift...
Lovereading Price: £9.59 - Saving £2.40 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 03/04/2014
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Eye Of The Moon
Dianne Hofmeyr
This is the first in a gripping series of murder and intrigue set in the Egyptian court of long ago. Isikara helps to save the Prince’s life by fleeing with him to Nubia where they hope to find help and then...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/03/2008
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Eye Of The Sun
Dianne Hofmeyr
This is the second volume in a gripping series of murder and intrigue and betrayal set in the Egyptian court of long ago. Isikara helps to save the Prince's life by fleeing with him to Nubia where they hope to...
Lovereading Price: £8.79 - Saving £2.20 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 03/03/2008
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Loading other books by Dianne Hofmeyr...


Author Info

Author's Website

www.btinternet.com/~dihofme...

Author's Blog

www.diannehofmeyr.com/categ...

Did you know

At Lovereading4kids you can download and read an Opening Extract and an online review of books by Dianne Hofmeyr and hundreds of other authors.


It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.

Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

We love Lovereading4kids because it promotes reading choices, new authors and a sense of community for children of all ages!

Rachel Bridgeman

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16

I am so pleased to have signed my kids up as they are reading a much wider range of books and even choosing books out of their comfort zone.

Angela East

It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.

Erica Motoc, age 7

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools