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An African king loves the wild birds of his hills and valleys more than anything else in his kingdom. Why, then, do they stop singing? And how do their songs return again? This is a book about birds, their music and their importance to our lives.

Suitable for children aged 3 – 5 (Read-to-me) 6- 8 (Read-alone)

  • Selected for inclusion in Bookchat’s list of Southern African Children’s Books of the Year, 1992

Editions:


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Paperback:

ISBN 1 874915 02 4
28 pages
Colour illustrations by Keith van Winkel
(Currently out of print)

Reviews:


“An impressively timeless story.”
~ Jay Heal, Bookchat
“A beautiful and well conceived book with an ecological message.”
~ Stephen Heyns, Weekly Mail
“A vehicle for educative focus on real birds and their calls.”
~ Weekly Mail