The adventures of Martine and her magical white giraffe continue in THE LAST LEOPARD and THE ELEPHANT'S TALE, as Martine races against time to save the world's rarest leopard, and uncovers a terrible plot deep in the Namibian desert.
Lauren St John was born in Gatooma, Rhodesia, now Kadoma, Zimbabwe. Aged 11 she and her family moved to Rainbow's End farm in Gadzema, which later became the subject of her memoir. After studying journalism, she relocated to England, where she was golf correspondent to the SUNDAY TIMES. She is the author of several books on sports and music, as well as the award-winning children's quartet The White Giraffe and the BLUE PETER AWARD-winning Laura Marlin series. She has also recently written an adult novel, The Obituary Writer, published in 2013. Visit Lauren's website at www.laurenstjohn.com
"'[These books] are also wonderfully refreshing in their celebration of Africa - its people, culture and resources... Equally delightful is a capable, adventurous, identifiable and compelling female lead character. There is much to be celebrated here' (BOOKSELLER) 'St John brings Africa to vivid life in this tale of a young girl sent to a new life' (GUARDIAN)"