children's books

 
Young reading
Young reading
The Jamela titles have slowly been going out of print, so this complete collection is a very welcome addition to local children’s literature....
Let’s do it by the book
Let’s do it by the book
Nearly half (47,6%) of the country’s children never read a book or drew pictures (44,7%) with a parent or guardian, according to 
Jozi's Books and Blogs Festival shines literary light on the youth 
Jozi's Books and Blogs Festival shines literary light on the youth 
“We are trying to create a culture of, not just reading, but also writing in our communities,” says Dr Zaheera Jina, the founder and director...
To read, play and eat cupcakes in Tembisa
To read, play and eat cupcakes in Tembisa
Storytelling is an ancient art that remains central to human communication. In a country such as South Africa, which is faced with a reading...
Nans’ indaba my children: In Africa with Avi and Kumbi
Nans’ indaba my children: In Africa with Avi and Kumbi
‘Initially, it was gonna be just trivia. Like, ‘What is the highest mountain?’ Volcanoes, you know, just fun,” says historian and educationist Nomalanga Mkhize about the evolution of a new children’s book, In Africa with Avi and Kumbi, published through the imprint Phaphamani...
Young reading
Young reading
MR PENGUIN AND THE FORTRESS OF SECRETS  by Alex T Smith (Hodder)
​Summer Books 2016: Children’s books
​Summer Books 2016: Children’s books
A war hero’s taleTHERE SHOULD HAVE BEEN FIVEby MJ Honikman (Tafelberg)
Children’s book fair wants young minds to be turned on by reading
Children’s book fair wants young minds to be turned on by reading
South Africa is holding its first fair for children’s books – themed “Back to basics, bring back the culture of reading” – in Jo’burg...
From urban roosters to warrior kings
From urban roosters to warrior kings
Read to me: City Rooster(Also available in Afrikaans as Die Eerste Stad-Shaan) by Claudia Eicker-Harris,...
Youth’s themes and babyhood’s lessons
Youth’s themes and babyhood’s lessons
GoldALIVE AGAIN by André Eva Bosch (Tafelberg)
Children are lost without translation
Children are lost without translation
On Monday this week, International Translation Day, we celebrated the invaluable role of children's literature in translation in bringing...

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