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Miki and the Boxing Gloves

it was amazing 5.0  ·  Rating details ·  2 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Alternate Cover Edition of ISBN 13: 2940011385759
Published (first published July 8th 2011)
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Christoph Fischer
Aug 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing
"Miki and the Boxing Gloves" by Malla Duncan is a wonderful children's book. It is intended for African audiences but works in my view for any children - and grown ups maybe too.
One of Miki's cousin's will participate in a boxing match and Miki has to look after the gloves. Much chaos precedes the event and leads to an unexpected outcome.

As with the first book in the series, Miki's family is hilarious, mainly his grandmother, who is a force to be reckoned with.

The book hits some serious notes as
Jul 07, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A delightful tale of a little African boy who lives in the Cape Town area of South Africa and is given a pair of boxing gloves to look after. Miki promises on his life to take great care of the gloves – but he reckons without the interference of his grandmother. A hilarious story of mix-up, mayhem and confusion! I loved this book because it was so true to life, to family arguments and the general quirky adventures small boys get up to. A story that can be read by adults as well as kids. Definite ...more
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Malla Duncan lives in Cape Town. Armed with a degree in Psychology and Communications, she spent the bulk of her working life as a copywriter. She loves cats, elephants, vintage cars and sharp ideas. She writes across a range of genres from women's thrillers 'women-in-jeopardy' to children's fantasy, romantic adventure and humor for African children. Her thrillers focus on ordinary, flawed women i ...more