Zeraffa Giraffa

Title: Zeraffa Giraffa Author: Hofmeyr, Dianne ; Jane Ray (illus.) Genre: Historical Fiction, Picture Book, Elementary Publisher: Frances Lincoln Release Date: 2014 Pages: Unpaged Source: ISBN: 9781847803443 Dianne Hofmeyr recounts the true story about a giraffe that was given from the ruler of Egypt to “my friend, the King of France,” in 1827. The giraffe’s…

The Magic Bojabi Tree

Title: The Magic Bojabi Tree Author: Hofmeyr, Dianne; Piet Grobler (illus.) Genre: Folklore, Elementary, Picture Book Publisher: Frances Lincoln Release Date: 2013 Pages: Unpaged Source: ISBN 978-1-84780-295-8 “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…