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David Dean - Illustrator

About the Illustrator

David Dean is a full-time illustrator who travels the world from the comfort of his own studio. He paints in a room surrounded by books from many different cultures, which inspire his exotic and colourful work. In his spare time, David enjoys walking and taking photographs of the countryside near his house in Cheshire.

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Other books by David Dean

World Atlas Sticker Book

World Atlas Sticker Book

Author: David Dean Format: Book Release Date: 16/09/2019

The White Giraffe Series: Operation Rhino Book 5

The White Giraffe Series: Operation Rhino Book 5

Author: Lauren St. John Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2016

The fifth African adventure in Lauren St John's bestselling THE WHITE GIRAFFE series. When Sawubona's white rhinos are attacked, the poachers leave behind a terrified calf. Devastated but determined to help, Martine and Ben agree to take the rhino baby to a sanctuary near the Golden Gate Highlands National Park. But the sanctuary is hiding a precious secret - one that must be guarded from the poachers at all costs. When the secret gets out, Martine and Ben find themselves in the fight of their lives to save one of the rarest animals on earth. But who can they trust? A magical and heartwarming adventure about saving endangered species.

The Valley of the Ancients

The Valley of the Ancients

Author: David Alric Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/11/2011

The Promised One

The Promised One

Author: David Alric Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2011

African Pursuit

African Pursuit

Author: David Alric Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/09/2011

The White Giraffe Series: The White Giraffe and Dolphin Song Two African Adventures - books 1 and 2

The White Giraffe Series: The White Giraffe and Dolphin Song Two African Adventures - books 1 and 2

Author: Lauren St. John Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/07/2011

11 year old Martine's African adventures begin in THE WHITE GIRAFFE and DOLPHIN SONG, as she meets a magical white giraffe, rescues beached dolphins, and learns of an ancient prophecy that says the child who rides the white giraffe will have power over all the animals. Martine is eleven when she goes to live on a game reserve in South Africa. One night she looks out of her window and sees a giraffe - silver, tinged with cinnamon in the moonlight. In that instant, she knows that she is prepared to risk everything for it, and her thrilling adventures as the child who can ride the white giraffe begin. Join Martine in these heart-warming stories, as she discovers her special gift of healing, and rescues beached dolphins in the islands of Mozambique. These are books full of charm and atmosphere and stunning African landscapes, which will enchant animal lovers everywhere.

The White Giraffe Book 1

The White Giraffe Book 1

Author: Lauren St. John Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/08/2006

When she is eleven years old, Martine is orphaned and sent to live with her grandmother on a game reserve in South Africa. Her grandmother seems strangely unwelcoming and Martine has a difficult time settling in at her new school, where she is conspicuously an outsider. But she has an ally in Tendai - one of the keepers on the reserve, from whom she learns the lore and survival techniques of the bush, and in Grace - who instantly senses there is something special about Martine. There are secrets about Sawubona (the reserve) just waiting to be revealed, and rumours too about a fabled white giraffe - a trophy for hunters everywhere. One night Martine, lonely and feeling slightly rebellious too, looks out of her window and see a young albino giraffe - silver, tinged with cinnamon in the moonlight. This is the beginning of her mysterious and magical adventures - her discovery of her gift of healing and a secret valley that she travels to with the giraffe, where she'll find clues about her past and future. Above all it's is a heart-warming story, full of charm and atmosphere, and Martine's sheer delight in her giraffe friend and the fantastic landscape which is theirs to explore.

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