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  • Die Veewagtertjie (written in Afrikaans)

    R100

    This beautiful picture book is about a boy who dares to dream of a big future. It is a story of empowerment, self-belief and leadership, and is inspired by the life of former president Nelson Mandela.

  • Girl’s Don’t Do That (IsiZulu)

    R140

    “Your hair is so short you look just like a boy. And you play soccer with them,” said one girl.
    “Girls don’t do that.” Thembi smiled.
    “Didn’t you hear what we said? You play soccer. Girls don’t do that.”
    “Yes, I heard you.”
    She smiled again and walked past the girls. She went straight to the sports field to play soccer.In this courageous and inspiring book, Thembi Kgatlana tells the story of her beginnings in the tough streets of Mohlakeng. She always had the talent and a dream to play soccer for South Africa but she was told that ‘Girls Don’t Do That’. This is the story of her hard work, her determination and of her bravery. Read her story to find out how she came to play for Banyana Banyana and was named the greatest player on the African continent.

  • Modisa (writtten in Sestswana)

    R100

    This beautiful picture book is about a boy who dares to dream of a big future. It is a story of empowerment, self-belief and leadership, and is inspired by the life of former president Nelson Mandela.

  • Mošemane wa Modiša (Written in Sepidi)

    R100

    This beautiful picture book is about a boy who dares to dream of a big future. It is a story of empowerment, self-belief and leadership, and is inspired by the life of former president Nelson Mandela.

  • Nala Sings (IsiZulu)

    R130

    Singing was Nala’s favourite thing to do. Sadly, though, she was not allowed to sing while she was beside the river.

  • Shudu Finds Her Magic (IsiZulu)

    R100

    Read how Shudu overcomes her sadness and her challenges, and grows into a girl, and then an adult, who has learned to love herself!

  • Thank you Jackson (IsiXhosa)

    R100

    Jackson the donkey works very hard, carrying loads of mealies, carrots and potatoes up the hill to the market every week, from the little farm where he lives with the farmer, his wife Beauty and his son Goodwill. But one day Jackson just stops halfway up the hill.

  • The Joy Dancer (IsiZulu)

    R130

    Gregory isn’t keen on soccer, but he loves to dance and jive and feel the energy and rhythm in the music that is all around him.
    Dancing brings him joy – and an adventure more dazzling than he could ever have dreamed.

  • Wanda (Isizulu)

    R145

    Meet Wanda with her beautiful head of hair. She is brave and strong, but she’s unhappy because of the endless teasing by the boys at school.

  • Wanda the Brave

    R145

    Bold and zesty, Wanda The Brave is a celebration of girl power, and a reminder that courage and friendship is a mighty force!

  • Lehe Le Sa Tlwaelehang (An Extraordinary Egg) – Sesotho

    R110

    It’s an extraordinary day on Pebble Island for three frogs when one of them discovers a beautiful white egg. They’ve never seen a chicken egg before, but they’re sure that’s what this must be. So when the egg hatches and out crawls a long green, scaly creature, they naturally call it . . . a…

  • Letotoba

    R140

    Letotoba is a collection of 33 new poems that focuses on different themes namely; spiritual, relationships (love), politics, youth (June 16), inspiration and motivation.

  • Skin We Are In (IsiZulu)

    R130

    Join Njabulo, Aisha, Tim, Chris and Roshni as they discover why humans have different skins, and how people’s thinking about skin colour has changed throughout history.

  • Skin We Are In (Sesotho)

    R130

    Join Njabulo, Aisha, Tim, Chris and Roshni as they discover why humans have different skins, and how people’s thinking about skin colour has changed throughout history.

  • The Elders at the Door (English)

    R120

    Early one morning three tired, dirty, hungry elders – Blessing, Wisdom and Love – knock on the door of a family home. The family wishes to invite them in but they can only choose one visitor to enter their home. Which of the three do they pick?

  • Iinkonde Emnyango (The Elders at the Door) -isiXhosa

    R120

    Ngenye intseni iinkonde ezintathu ezidiniweyo nezilanbileyo – uNtsikelelo, uBulumko noThando- bankqonkqoza emnyango wolunye usapho. Olu sapho lunqwenela ukubamkela kodwa kufuneka likhethe abemnye kula mandwendwe ukuba angene ekhayeni labo. Ngomphi kwaba bathathu abaza kumkhetha? Eli libali elibaliswayo kwilizwekazi lethu i-Afrika kwaye lelabo bonke abemi beli zwekazi. Nangona isimo sentlalo kunye nabalinganiswa bengabase-Afrika uqobo – ngokwesingqisho sentetho yabo neempahla abazinxibayo – umyalezo wabo ugqithiselwa uluntu jikelele. Le ncwadi yenzelwe bonke abantwana nefemeli iphela. Ngendlela ebhalwe yaze yazotywa kakuhle ngayo, le ncwadi iza kwenza abatwana bafune ukuyifunda okokoko

    Well written and beautifully illustrated, this book will have children wanting to read it over and over again. This story originally appeared in the Sunday Times Storytime: 10 South African Stories for Children in 2014.