Children's Books

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.

Latest

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

‘Frustrated’ police resort to force

Regulation uncertainty leaves slap-happy police and soldiers to decide when people should or shouldn’t be allowed on the streets

Tension over who’s boss of courts

In a letter, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng questions whether Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has acted constitutionally

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories