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Through a child’s eyes

A new book sheds light on the lives of schoolchildren from different backgrounds, writes Denise Rack Louw.

Eat your words, teachers!

Denise Rack Louw reviews Could Do Better: School Reports of the Great and the Good edited by Catherine Hurley (Pocket Books, R116) Teachers should...

Literary landscapes

This book would make an excellent guide on any journey in the Eastern Cape, as well as a good-read resource for the class or...

The Black Knight gives back

The successful development of Blair Atholl School, north of Johannesburg, is an achievement that golfer Gary Player holds almost as dear as the many...

Wanted: children’s books in the vernacular

Generations of South Africans have grown up thinking that reading is something you only do in English. But it's high time to change all that, writes Denise Rack Louw

Book world in Africa

Hosted in Africa for the first time, the 29th World Congress of the International Board on Books for Young People is just around the corner. The event is an assembly of writers, illustrators, publishers, children's book enthusiasts and more, reports Denise Rack Louw.

Voices in the wilderness

Ten years' work and 8 000km of travel have gone into researching and writing a new book that focuses on the "literature of place", writes Denise Rack Louw.

Till music do us part

Denise Rack Louw speaks with musician husband and wife couple Nina Schumann and Luis Magalhães.

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