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Pretty Salma By Niki Daly

Pretty Salma by Niki Daly

Condition - Very Good
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Set in a South African township, featuring a crazy-eyed rooster, Anansi the storyteller and a no-good, slick, sly stranger calling himself Mr Dog. This work includes the comedy and shivers of the "Red Riding Hood" story.

Pretty Salma Summary

Pretty Salma by Niki Daly

"Salma, pretty Salma, please go to market for your old granny who loves you so." This up-to-the-minute "Red Riding Hood" story is set in a South African township with market traders, a crazy-eyed rooster, Anansi the storyteller and a no-good, slick, sly stranger calling himself Mr Dog. The comedy, thrills and shivers of the familiar story lead to a reassuring ending, and Niki Daly's tongue-in-cheek storytelling and hilarious pictures are flavoured with melon, ice-cream and fun.

Pretty Salma Reviews

"Daly's retelling offers a pleasing blend of familiar and original elements ... beams with sassy good fun." Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"Little Red Riding Hood is reinvented for a new audience in this colorful retelling of the classic fairy tale." Publishers Weekly

"Daly's boldly colored illustrations perfectly match this West African incarnation of the classic story." School Library Journal

"A mixture of the traditional and the contemporary in a Ghanaian urban setting." Booklist, ALA

"The South African writer/illustrator...create[s] an unusual version of the popular rural European cautionary tale set in contemporary urban Ghana." Kirkus Reviews

About Niki Daly

Niki Daly's first book, The Little Girl Who Lived Down the Road, won a British Arts Council Illustration Award. It was followed by Not So Fast Songololo, which won a Parents' Choice Award in the U.S. In 1995 All the Magic in the World won an IBBY Honours Award and Why the Sun and Moon Live in the Sky was chosen by the New York Times Literary Supplement as one of their ten best illustrated books. His books for Frances Lincoln include Bravo Zan Angelo, Nola Turkington's The Dancer, Christopher Gregorowski's Fly, Eagle, Fly!, Once Upon a Time and the delightful.Jamela series which includes Jamela's Dress, Where's Jamela?, What's Cooking, Jamela? and Happy Birthday, Jamela!

Additional information

Pretty Salma by Niki Daly
Used - Very Good
Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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