Jamela's Dress by Niki Daly

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"Jamela's mother purchases a length of costly fabric for a wedding, and after washing it, leaves Jamela in charge of the cloth while it dries. Jamela, however, can't resist playing dress-up...[A] warmly evocative picture book, set in South Africa."-Starred/Publishers Weekly
 

About Niki Daly

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Published June 1, 1972 by Spoken Arts. 32 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment. Fiction

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After all, as Jamela says, ''you can't eat friends.'' (Her mother's friends can't help smiling and agreeing.) The chicken eventually escapes, leading a race through the streets that Jamela hopes the animal will win.

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Third in the series that includes Jamela's Dress and What's Cooking, Jamela?, Where's Jamela?

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Jamela's mother purchases a length of costly fabric for a wedding, and after washing it, leaves Jamela in charge of the cloth while it dries.

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In South Africa, Jamela's mother purchases some costly fabric for a wedding and leaves the girl in charge of it.

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