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Jessicah the Mountain Slayer

Book Description
After losing her mother, Jessicah leaves for Nairobi in search of a father she has never known. In the city, she encounters Granny Zippo, a woman full of wisdom and friend to children who survive by living off a garbage dump. Jessicah joins in their adventures; and through her experiences, the author transits sad experiences with sensitivity. 1996 Zimbabwe Book Publishers' Association Literary Awa... More
Book Information
PublisherZimbabwe Publishing House
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages92
Publication Date01/01/1997
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About Tish Farrell (Author) : January 2013 and I have just published a YA novella on Kindle - Kitu Kidogo - the story of Bibi who has lost everything, set in 1990s East Africa. Short listed 2008 Society of Authors Educational Wri... more
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About Tanyaradzwa Chiota (Illustrator) : Tanyaradzwa Chiota is a published illustrator of children's books. A published credit of Tanyaradzwa Chiota is Jessicah the Mountain Slayer (Theological Perspectives in Africa Series, 4, 4).
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7/3/2008 Tish Farrell said:
This book was published under the author name of Patricia Farrell rather than my usual name of Tish Farrell. It is my first published novel and was written while I lived in Nairobi during the 1990s. It tells the story of orphaned Jessicah who runs away from her aunt's house where she is badly tr... more

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