cover image JAMELA'S DRESS


Niki Daly, . . FSG/Sunburst, $6.95 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-374-43720-6

In South Africa, Jamela's mother purchases some costly fabric for a wedding and leaves the girl in charge of it. Jamela struts through the town trailing the fabric like a train. "The affectionate interaction between mother and daughter is particularly well delineated," wrote PW in a starred review. Ages 3-6. (Mar.)