Chirchir Is Singing (Library Binding)

By Kelly Cunnane, Jude Daly (Illustrator)

Schwartz & Wade Books, 9780375961984, 40pp.

Publication Date: August 23, 2011


About the Author

KELLY CUNNANE is an author and educator who has been exploring and writing about East Africa since 1979. She received the Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award for her picture book "For You Are a Kenyan Child, " which the "New York Times" described as "entrancing . . . [an] inviting introduction to a different culture." Kelly has lived and taught in Kenya and Mauritania and currently lives in Beals, Maine. Learn more at

JUDE DALY is the author and illustrator of "Fair, Brown and Trembling: An Irish Cinderella Story" and "To Everything There Is a Season, " which "Publishers Weekly" called "soothing and enormously appealing" in a starred review. She has illustrated many children's stories and folk tales from around the world, including "The Dove" and "The Elephant's Pillow." Jude lives in Cape Town, South Africa, with her husband, author-illustrator Niki Daly.