The King Who Loved Birds
  • Selected for inclusion in Bookchat's list of Southern African Children's Books of the Year, 1992

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

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

Review comments:
"An impressively timeless story"
- Jay Heale, 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

Paperback:ISBN 1 874915 02 4
28 pages
Colour illustrations by Keith van Winkel

NOTE: This book is currently out of print