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Happy birthday, Jamela! / story & pictures by Niki Daly.

Daly, Niki. (Author).

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Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library JE DAL (Text) 39206019703147 J Picture Book - Holidays Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0374328420
  • Physical Description: 1 v. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
  • Edition: 1st American ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: Jamela wants sparkly "princess shoes" to go with her new birthday dress, but Mama makes her buy practical school shoes instead. What Jamela wants for her birthday is a pair of beautiful princess shoes. What she gets instead is clunky, practical school shoes. Jamela is definitely disappointed, but with glitter, beads, and glue - and a burst of inspiration - she transforms her present into a funky, fun work of art. Mama thinks Jamela's handiwork is a waste of hard-earned money . . . until a local artist helps Jamela tap the full potential of her spirited creativity. Vibrant illustrations animate a sunny and satisfying story set in South Africa about embracing the imagination and also about feelings and situations that often arise at birthdays and other gift-giving occasions.
Subject: Shoes > Fiction.
Birthdays > Fiction.
Blacks > South Africa > Fiction.
South Africa > Fiction.

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