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Desert December

Book Description
On Christmas Eve, Seth sets off alone in his donkey cart across the Namib desert to take a gift to his mother, who is having a baby in his father's mining village. Along the way, Seth is guided by a oryx and an evening star and he gathers special gifts as he goes - giving them to his new sister.
Book Information
PublisherMacmillan Children's Books
BindingPaperback (4 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages48
Publication Date09/09/1994
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About Dorian Haarhoff (Author) : Dorian Haarhoff is a published author of children's books. Published credits of Dorian Haarhoff include Desert December.
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About Leon Vermeulen (Illustrator) : Leon Vermeulen is a published illustrator of children's books. Published credits of Leon Vermeulen include Desert December.
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