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Title: THE WHITE GIRAFFE
By: Lauren St. John, David Dean (Illus), Adjoa Andoh
Format: Downloadable audio file

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ISBN 10: 1409155137
ISBN 13: 9781409155133
Publisher: HACHETTE CHILDREN'S GROUP (DIGITAL)
Pub. date: 28 May, 2015
Edition: Digital original
Series: White Giraffe Series 1
Description: The heartwarming adventures of a young orphan girl and a magical white giraffe in exotic Africa. Unabridged edition.
Synopsis: 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.Read by Adjoa Andoh
Reader Age: From 9
Publication: UK
Imprint: Orion Children's Books
Returns: Returnable
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