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Dianne Hofmeyr - Author

About the 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.

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Paris Cat

Paris Cat

Author: Dianne Hofmeyr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/07/2020

A sassy cat from the back alleys of Paris believes she is quite different to the rest of the rabble. She can do anything she sets her mind to - even if others don't think so. Leaving her cat family behind, she sets off to explore Paris. Cat meets legendary singer Edith Piaf, creates her own stunning designs at a high-fashion atelier and dances with the infamous dancer Josephine Baker and her cheetah. But is this the life she really wants? What about her friends and family?

Fiddle Dee Dee!

Fiddle Dee Dee!

Author: Dianne Hofmeyr Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/09/2019

Fiddle dee dee! Monkey up a tree. Lucky monkey! Lucky me! Luckiest monkey in the whole country. Monkey is delighted to find a musical bow and plays it happily until he attracts the attention of Cheetah and Lion. They both want the bow for themselves, but once Monkey starts to play, no-one can stop dancing - even if they want to!

Tiger Walk

Tiger Walk

Author: Dianne Hofmeyr Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2018

One day Tom draws a tiger, inspired by his visit to the art gallery... That night, when Tom can't sleep, the tiger pads out of his drawing and purrs, Let's go for a walk! It's the beginning of a magical and life-changing adventure, as the tiger helps Tom to overcome some of his biggest fears.

The Magic Bojabi Tree

The Magic Bojabi Tree

Author: Dianne Hofmeyr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/09/2014

Python has wrapped himself around the melon/mango/pomegranate tree with its delicious fruit, and he won't share the fruit unless the animals can tell him the correct name of the tree. Elephant, Monkey and Zebra each in turn visit Lion, who alone knows the name of the tree. But every time, the animals forget the name on the journey back to the tree. Then Tortoise, the slowest, smallest animal goes to Lion - and sings a special song to remind him of the name. It is the Bojabi Tree! Python unwraps himself from the trunk, and all the animals share a feast.

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