Selected Unpublished

The Pillow

A picture book for young children.  A granny embroiders a pillow with images to delight her granddaughter and help with her going to sleep routine. The illustrations are a combination of embroidered and photographic images.

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Psst ..Have you heard?

A rhyming text and zany painted illustrations accompany a sequence of misheard communications based on the game, ‘Broken Telephone’. Suitable for a beginner reader.

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Colour-in Child

An autobiographical novel that explores my past through the prism of colour. Each chapter explores a single colour  e.g.  maroon, yellow, green, gold and silver. Over the years I have explored different ways to illustrate/present the work.

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Dudu, Zahara and Old Man Africa

A picture book suitable for the slightly older child, this story focuses on working class children living in the high-rise environment of the inner-city of Johannesburg. Links with the rest of Africa are made by the main character’s interaction with neighbours from Somalia and by the imaginary figure of ‘Old Man Africa”.

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Three Men (and a Stowaway!) in a Boat. A fantastical Karoo Story

A picture book text  in chapters that combines an unlikely combination of scientific information about the Karoo, its plants, animals, geology and history, with a whacky, fictional cast of characters  who attempt to sail through the Karoo in a boat.

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