'The White Giraffe' by Lauren St John
Martine is eleven when she is sent to live on a game reserve in Africa, a place where mysteries and secrets abound, a place where the intoxicating magic of the savannah casts all sorts of spells.
One lonely night, Martine looks out of her window and sees a young giraffe, its white and silver coat tinged with cinnamon in the moonlight. In that moment she knows she is prepared to risk everything for it. The giraffe looks at her as if it is waiting for her…
Written by our patron and acclaimed author, Lauren St John, this delightful children's book is ideal for young readers from 8 upwards who have a love of animals.......or if they don't, they soon will!