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Author: K Sello Duiker
Publisher: London : Cassava Republic Press, 2017. ©2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Nolitye lives in a shack with her mother Thembi in Phola, a dusty township on the edge of Johannesburg. She is good at maths and likes collecting stones, which she places in a bucket under her bed. She also has unusual powers: she can communicate with dogs. Nolitye has two close friends, Bheki, who is overweight, and the bespectacled Four Eyes, who join with her to resist the bullying from Rotten Nellie and her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Magic realism (Literature)
Children's stories
Magic realist fiction
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: K Sello Duiker
ISBN: 9781911115434 191111543X
OCLC Number: 1003267201
Notes: "First published by Umuzi, an imprint of Random House (Pty) Ltd 2006"--Title page verso.
Description: 234 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: K. Sello Duiker.

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Nolitye lives in a shack with her mother in a dusty township near Johannesburg. She is good at maths and likes collecting stones. One day, Nolitye finds a special stone that has the power to make  Read more...

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