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80 pages

Pub Date

Aug 7, 2019



Age 5+

Here Comes Lolo

By Niki Daly

Lolo's kind-hearted! Lolo's resourceful! Lolo's full of fun!

Lolo skips through life, leaving a trail of laughter and a few frowns! She’s sure to become your new best friend!

In these four easy-to-read stories Lolo, follow Lolo as she gets a gold star at school, longs for a cute floppy hat, finds a missing ring and helps to rescue a dog...



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"Relatable and resonant, sowing seeds of compassion and connection between the reader and Lolo. The expressive black-and-white illustrations lovingly depict Lolo and her community. An endearing protagonist and clear thematic messages make this first in a series a winsome pick for early readers."

Publishers Weekly

"Lolo is thoughtful and caring and she is very good at considering the feelings of others. Each book would be a wonderful pick for a learning setting, encouraging conversations about emotions and friendships. Great reads."

Mama Filz

"The superb storytelling, gentle morality, humour and bounce make Here Comes Lolo a truly recommended selection for newer readers."

Book Wagon

Activity Sheet for Lolo


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Niki Daly

Author and Illustrator

Niki Daly has written and illustrated our much-praised 'Lolo' story collections for early readers. Over the years he has won many awards for his work. His groundbreaking Not So Fast Songololo, winner of a US Parent’s Choice Award, paved the way for post-apartheid South African children’s books. Among his many books, Once Upon a Time was an Honor Winner in the US Children’s Africana Book Awards and Jamela’s Dress was chosen by the ALA as a Notable Children’s Book and by Booklist as one of the Top 10 African American Picture Books of 2000 - it also won both the Children’s Literature Choice Award and the Parents' Choice Silver Award. Niki lives with his wife, the author and illustrator Jude Daly, in South Africa.


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