JOURNEY TO JO BURG - BEVERLEY NAIDOO

Author : Beverley Naidoo

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Size: 141 x 197 x 8 (mm)

Weight: 90g

Main Material: Paperback / softback

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ISBN No: 9780007263509

EAN /UPC / ISBN: 9780007263509

Year Of Publication: 3 Mar 2008

This is the story of love, commitment and the flowering of the human spirit against the background of South Africa's apartheid. Frightened that their baby sister Dineo will die, thirteen-year-old Naledi and her younger brother Tiro run away from their grandmother to Johannesburg to find their mother, who works there as a maid. Their journey illustrates at every turn the grim realities of apartheid - the pass laws, bantustans, racism, the breakdown of family life.

The opulence of the white "Madam's" house contrasts starkly with the reality that Naledi and Tiro face - that their baby sister is suffering from starvation, not an incurable disease. This edition of Beverley Naidoo's classic story includes a special "Why You'll Love This Book" introduction by Michael Rosen, the Children's Laureate.

ISBN No : 9780007263509

Publication : HarperCollins Publishers

Main Material : Paperback / softback

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