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Sleep Well, Siba and Saba

Written by NANSUBUGA NAGADYA ISDAHL | Illustrated by SANDRA VAN DOORN 

Forgetful sisters Siba and Saba are always losing something. Sandals, slippers, sweaters – you name it, they lose it. When the two sisters fall asleep each night, they dream about the things they have lost that day. Until, one night, their dreams begin to reveal something entirely unexpected… 

A KIRKUS BEST PICTURE BOOK OF THE YEAR
Honour Book Children's Africana Best Book Award
Georgia Children’s Picture book Award finalist

'A picture book that will transport readers to another place and time…where dreams come to life. Will delight readers of all ages' – Kirkus Reviews, STARRED

'I want to read this book every night and then fall asleep with it in my arms and dream of my future. Simply stunning!’ – Book Monsters

Published by Lantana Publishing

ISBN 978-1911373926

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Sing to the Moon

Written by NANSUBUGA NAGADYA ISDAHL | Illustrated by SANDRA VAN DOORN

For one little Ugandan boy, no wish is too big. First he dreams of reaching the stars and then of riding a supernova straight to Mars. But on a rainy day at his grandfather’s house, he is brought down to earth with a bump. Do adventures only happen in galaxies far away or can he find magic a little closer to home?

WINNER CHILDREN'S AFRICANA BEST BOOK AWARD

‘This gentle bedtime story is rich in Ugandan culture as it celebrates a boy’s great love for his grandfather.’ – Kirkus Reviews 

'This book is such a delight! My four year old daughter has asked me to read it to her every night' – Jessie, Goodreads reviewer

'A most beautiful story about the most magical of relationships, a child and their grandparent. A true celebration of love’ – Wanuri Kahiu, award-winning filmmaker

Published by Lantana Publishing

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Paper Hearts

Written and  Illustrated by SANDRA VAN DOORN

When little puppet wishes he had a heart, he decides to make one out of paper. But can a paper heart be like a real one? Surprisingly, he realizes there are many similarities between the two.
This beautiful ode to love reminds us all that hearts can be given and stolen, swept away and even stepped on. But even when they are torn or crinkled or patched up, life is wonderful when you have a heart.

Published by Simply Read Books

ISBN 978-1-927018-41-5

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Paper Boat

Written by Antonis | Illustrated by SANDRA VAN DOORN

A little Paper Boat travels the sea. Will it survive or will it melt into the sea?

Published in Greek by Papyros Books