Refilwe by Zukiswa Wanner


Refilwe by Zukiswa Wanner

Refilwe, Refilwe, let down your locks, So I can climb the scraggy rocks! In a cave high up on a craggy cliff, beautiful Refilwe is allowed to see no one but the witch who locked her away. One day, Prince Tumi hears Refilwe singing as he is riding his horse near her cave and he searches for the owner of the magical voice. Will Refilwe ever be free from the evil witch? Will she ever find true love? An African retelling of the classic fairy tale Rapunzel by one of our best loved authors, Zukiswa Wanner, with magical illustrations by Tamsin Hinrichsen will keep all children entranced, and grow a love of reading. Read aloud, read together, read alone, read forever!

About the Author

Zukiswa Wanner is a writer and mother. She is a founder member of the ReadSA initiative, she was also featured in M&G's 200 Young South Africans List 2009, Africa Report's People to Watch 2010 and M&G's Book of South African Women 2010. Tamsin Hinrichsen is a Cape Town-based illustrator of several local and international children's books, including The Tale of Sun and Moon, Madiba Magic and Ten Green Bottles.

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32 pages


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Publication date

1st March 2014



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