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Heroes of Tortoisetown

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ISBN-10: 1483990435

ISBN-13: 9781483990439

Edition: Large Type 

Authors: Attie Koekemoer, Ad�le Tait

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Sparrow Spencer is an adventurous boy. He lives in a South African country town called Tortoisetown. Sparrow and his bicycle-friend, Jumbo make a real difference to the lives of many townsfolk and those on the surrounding farms. The pair deliver groceries from Uncle Jacob's little supermarket in town. In this story a countrywide fuel shortage results in a crisis that allows Sparrow and Jumbo to flourish. After all, a bike does not need petrol or diesel. Read this story to find out how Sparrow and Jumbo became the heroes of Tortoisetown. Thirty-four pages of text and full-colour illustrations tell the story of this modern day South African hero. The book is ideal for readers who are eight to…    
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Book details

List price: $9.90
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 4/10/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 40
Size: 8.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.10" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

Outeur en illustreerder Attie Koekemoer woon in Linden, Johannesburg, Suid-Afrika. Hy is getroud met Isolde en hulle het twee kinders, Antjie en Jannes. As jong kind reeds het Attie begin om strokies- en spotprente te teken. Vanaf 1982 het hy en sy broer rekenaarspeletjies ontwikkel. Na skool het hy verder in klassieke tale aan die Universiteit van Pretoria studeer. Die animasiekuns het hom egter altyd aangegryp. In 1995 het hy 'n animasie en illustrasie studio, Artattack, saam met 'n vriend begin. In 2000 sluit hy hom aan by hul familiebesigheid in die fietsbedryf. Sedert 2000 is hy betrokke by die besigheid se fietstydskrif, die Ride Magazine. In Mossie en Jumbo meng hy sy passie vir…