Old Bob's Brown Bear by Niki Daly


Old Bob's Brown Bear by Niki Daly

When Emma's grandfather, Old Bob, is given a teddy bear, she sees immediately that he is not going to love the bear as much as she would. So soon she persuades Old Bob to 'lend' her the bear, a loan that lasts a very long time. When Emma eventually tires of the bear and Old Bob finds it again he realises that now indeed he can treasure this favourite toy. A delightful ode to the powers of a well-loved toy.

About the Author

Niki Daly

NIKI DALY has won many awards for his exuberant work. His groundbreaking Not So fast Songololo (1986), 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 published across the globe and has visited and presented talks in several countries. Among his many Frances Lincoln books, Once Upon a Time was an Honor Winner in the US Children's Africana Book Awards of 2004. Jamela's Dress - first in the Jamela series - was another milestone book, chosen by the ALA as a Notable Children's Book and by Booklist as one of the Top 10 African American Picture Books of 2000, and winning both the Children's Literature Choice Award and the Parent's Choice Silver Award.

Niki lives with his wife, the illustrator Jude Daly, in Mowbray, a bustling Cape Town suburb.

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32 pages


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Publication date

7th August 2006



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