Baba's Gift
Beverley Naidoo

Ages: 3-7

Lindi and her brother go to the sea with their grandmother, taking a little wooden boat to play with that their grandfather has made. 

No one notices the sea creeping in until it has taken their boat away. The children are upset but find a special shell to take home for their father to make up for the loss of the boat he had given them. He says he can always make another boat but that he could never make anything as beautiful as the shell.

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Beverley Naidoo

Beverley Naidoo was born in Johannesburg, South Africa during the Second World War. As a student she joined the resistance to Apartheid. Arrested and detained without trial, she was later...
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