One Dark Dark Night Runyankore-rukiga Version by Lesley Beake


One Dark Dark Night Runyankore-rukiga Version by Lesley Beake

This book is available separately or as part of the Little Library Reading Kit. The colourfully illustrated, indigenous story teaches literacy to children aged 5 to 9. As one of the ten award-winning South African stories in the Little Library Reading Kit, One Dark Dark Night explores the relationship between sight and sound through the medium of the story. The full-colour illustrations and exciting, original narrative make each reading entertaining as well as educational.

About the Author

Lesley Beake

LESLEY BEAKE is a multi-award-winning writer for children and young adults. Her international awards include, for Song of Be, a Children's Book of Note and the Best Book for Young Adults by the ALA. Outside South Africa her books have been published in ten countries. Of the 45 books published in South Africa, one has been translated into thirteen African languages. Her first book for Frances Lincoln was the highly-acclaimed picture book Home Now, illustrated by Karin Littlewood. She lives in Simon's Town, near Cape Town, South Africa.

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16 pages
Interest Age: From 4


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Publication date

1st September 1998



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