: Poland (M.) text & Altshuler (S.) illus.

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63pp., colour illus., paperback, Reprint, Cape Town, (1983) 2022


Winner of the 1984 Percy Fitzpatrick Medal.

Stories inspired by African world-views.

Marguerite Poland is the author of The Mantis and the Moon, winner of the 1979 Percy Fitzpatrick Medal. Her novels for adults include Train to DoringbultShadesRecessional for Grace, A Sin of Omission and The Keeper. Her non-fiction work includes The Adundant Herds: a celebration of the Nguni cattle of the Zulu people and the memoir Taken Captive by Birds. She has been honoured with a SALA Lifetime Achievement Award and the National Order of Ikhamanga (Silver) for her contribution to African languages.