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Author Cunnane, Kelly, author

Title Deep in the Sahara / written by Kelly Cunnane ; illustrated by Hoda Hadadi
Edition First edition
Published New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, [2013]
New York Schwartz & Wade Books, [2013]


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 MELB CRC  PICTURE BOOK Cun/Dit  Unavailable C19
Description 1 volume with unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 27 cm
regular print
Summary In Mauritania, West Africa, an Arab girl who wants to wear a malafa, the veiled dress worn by her mother and older sister, learns that the garment represents beauty, mystery, tradition, belonging, and faith
Notes "A Junior Library Guild selection"--Jkt. flap
Ages 4-8
Subject Children's stories -- Pictorial works.
Clothing and dress -- Juvenile fiction.
Clothing and dress -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction.
Muslims -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction.
Clothing and dress -- Fiction.
Coming of age -- Fiction.
Muslims -- Fiction.
Africa, Western -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction.
Mauritania -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction.
Africa, Northern -- Juvenile fiction.
Mauritania -- Fiction.
Africa, Western -- Fiction.
Africa, Northern -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Fiction.
Illustrated works.
Picture books.
Author Hadadi, Hoda, illustrator
LC no. 2011050245
ISBN 9780375870347 (hardback)
Other Titles Mina's malafa