Written by Dorian Haarhoff and illustrated by Marjorie van Heerden
Justified Press, imprint of William Waterman Publishers (South Africa) 
This story tells of Gaila living with her grandmother in a fishing village along the Namib desert of West Africa. She longs more than anything for books, especially a book abour birds. Then one day she discovers her wish can come true.
Format (soft cover): 210mm x 135mm; 16 pages Readership: ages 8-13
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