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Let’s do it by the book

A large majority of citizens say they are not interested in reading, but the the SA Book Fair hopes to change that

Nans’ indaba my children

Nomalanga Mkhize’s In Africa with Avi and Kumbi walks the fine line between history and ideology

Young reading

Kate Rogan of LoveBooks has a special place for books for her younger readers across all age groups. Here she gives recommendations for 2018

​Summer Books 2016: Children’s books

Here are three children's books that are our top picks.

Children’s book fair wants young minds to be turned on by reading

The aim of the event is to encourage young people as well as illustrators and authors.

From urban roosters to warrior kings

Pat Schwartz reviews this autumn's books for youth.

Blue books for him, pink for her

A leading author has railed against gender specific literature for children and adults, calling it brainwashing.

Youth’s themes and babyhood’s lessons

The annual Sanlam prize for youth literature attracts welcome additions to young adult literature, particularly the 2013 gold and silver winners.

Children are lost without translation

Too few stories have been translated into African languages: let’s do something about it.

It’s all about the right words

Latest releases on South African shelves prove that if youngsters have material they enjoy, they will read.

Just for the kids

Hot off the press from Jacana is a new crop of local books for read-to-mes.

Tweens and teens and adult themes

Young adult readers will find a satisfying crop of new holiday reads, both local and international, on the shelves of local bookstores this summer.

A time-twisting double act

A new series of books uses local history as a way to hook young readers.

Lures to hook young readers

Despite some ­unfortunate gaps, there are many local books to keep the youngsters entertained this holiday season.

Foul-mouthed bedtime stories for parents

It's a peculiar torture, getting a child to sleep. You're often exhausted and yet have to soothe the infant to slumber, while keeping yourself awake.

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