Baba's Gift by Beverley Naidoo, Maya Naidoo
  

Synopsis

Baba's Gift by Beverley Naidoo, Maya Naidoo

Lindi and her brother go to the sea with their grandmother, taking a little wooden boat to play with that their grandfather has made. They quickly make a new friend and play together with the boat in the sea and then have a picnic. No one notices the sea creeping in until it has taken their boat away. The children are upset but find a special shell to take home for their father to make up for the loss of the boat he had given them. He says he can always make another boat but that he could never make anything as beautiful as the shell.

About the Author

Beverley Naidoo is from South Africa. She has worked as a lecturer and adviser in cultural diversity. She has written several novels of which No Turning Back was shortlisted for the Guardian Prize and The Other Side of Truth won the Carnegie Medal and the Smarties Silver Medal. Beverley lives in Bournemouth. Her daughter, Maya, is currently studying in Belgium. Karin Littlewood has recently started illustrating children's books - she spends time in inner city schools painting and drawing the children. She lives in London.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Author

Beverley Naidoo, Maya Naidoo
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Publisher

Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

4th March 2004

ISBN

9780140568745


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