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Joseph's Cradle

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FORMAT: Hardcover PRICE: £11.99 PAGES: 32 Pages PUBLICATION DATE: 07/03/2019 ISBN: 9781910959794

Joseph's Cradle

Jude Daly

Otter-Barry Books

A heartwarming story about an African village and the importance of community and traditions.

At the heart of Joseph’s African village is a great tree, and the villagers have lived contentedly for generations in its shelter.

When the tree falls down, Joseph carves a beautiful cradle for his first child, Sisi. And so begins a very special tradition… Every new baby in the village is rocked in Joseph’s cradle, and has her or his name carved on it.

But when Joseph's house is burned down in a veld fire, the precious cradle disappears… Will the old traditions be lost too, or will Joseph and his cradle return to the village?

Selling points

  • A heartwarming story with a strong sense of community and tradition.
  • Celebrates traditional crafts and creativity.
  • Shows the importance of renewal as well as continuity.
  • A vivid depiction of African village life across four generations.
  • Inspired by a true story, told to the author.

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