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Dudu's Basket

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When Dudu finishes weaving her first basket, by the light of the plump full moon, her uncle Jojo tells her that a first basket should always be given away ... Baskets, woven from locally sourced materials are widely used and re-used in African society. Read award-winning author Dianne Stewart’s story about Dudu’s basket and its journey through a number of cultures, beautifully illustrated by awardwinning illustrator, Elizabeth Pulles.

 

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Dianne Stewart is an award-winning author who has published many highly acclaimed children’s books and others on African culture, both locally and internationally. She has degrees in African languages and literature, and is well steeped in anthropology, all of which provide an excellent pool of knowledge for her research into African folklore and mythology. 

Elizabeth Pulles is a children’s and commercial illustrator, painter and sculptor from Johannesburg. She is a multiple-award winner: a couple of ATKV Prizes, the Vivian Wilkes Prize, the M.E.R. Prize and most recently the IBBY/Exclusive Books Prize for
Siyolo’s Jersey.

 

 

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