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  • 10 – Marion Bataille

    R220

    A sensationally attractive package (chunky and substantial, with a bright red slipcase and cover) sets the stage for an inventive exploration of counting?from one to ten and back again, simultaneously. As the reader turns the pages, one becomes two and then three, as ten becomes nine and then eight. The numbers unfold and transform with breathtaking ingenuity. 10 is a beautiful book that belongs in all design and gift departments.

  • Arabella – The moon and the magic mongongo nut

    R180

    Arabella is a typical eleven year old girl growing up in the suburbs of Johannesburg: she loves her family and friends, hates homework, and spends her summer days dreaming in the garden. Then her father dies, and it seems that Arabella will never know happiness or magic again. Khanyi the mealie lady and her little monkey Zuzi reintroduce Arabella to the world of magic and a tribe of magical creatures who live in her garden when they give Arabella a magic mongongo nut that has the power to change the world. But when Arabella encounters the enchanted Book of Echoes and it convinces her that it could help her change the past, Arabella is drawn into a fearsome battle over the magic mongongo nut. Torn between the forces of good and evil, is Arabella brave and strong enough to save the world from the evil King Ozymandias and his troop of hadedas?

  • Chicken in the kitchen

    R275

    What would you do if you woke up one night to find the shadow of a giant chicken passing your bedroom door? Go and investigate, of course!

    When Anyaugo follows a giant chicken into her kitchen one warm night in Nigeria, she embarks on a fun-filled adventure where nothing is quite as it seems. Is the nature spirit that lives in the wooden walls of her house a help or a hindrance? Is the mischievous giant chicken a friend or a foe? Most importantly, will Anyaugo be able to save the food her Aunties have cooked for the New Yam Festival the next day?

    An entertaining look at the fascinating masquerade culture of West Africa, told from the perspective of a plucky young Nigerian girl who finds the courage to protect the traditions she loves.

    WINNER of the Children’s Africana Best Book Award 2016

    “Okorafor leaps into the world of picture books in a most unforgettable way with this playful, fascinating tale”—Kirkus Reviews, STARRED

    “My little boy wanted me to read it three times in a row. So yeah, I think my kids are in agreement on this: Five Stars”—Patrick Rothfuss, #1 New York Times bestselling author

  • Doodle Town

    R220

    In Doodle Town, everyone and everything is a drawing! Children can transform the world with just a pencil and an idea in this wonderfully whimsical activity book that lets them discover how much fun drawing and doodling can be. Budding artists will revel in the opportunity to bend reality with their doodles–create designs for a fantastical fleet of cards, for gravity-defying hairstyles, and release scribble clouds into the sky (who knows what kind of rain a scribble makes?!), and play mix-and-match with Doodle Town dog owners. Packed with more than 60 drawing activities, and including large flaps with removable stencil sheets, Doodle Town is an entertaining and empowering introduction to imaginative drawing.

  • Frankfurt (Hardback)

    R200

    Pierre and Frankfurt have lived happily together in their top-floor apartment since the first day they met. Frankfurt is the most refined little dog you can imagine. He drinks tea without the slightest slurp, he never gobbles his food, and he arranges his toys and scarves according to size and color. But there is one thing that really upsets Frankfurt—his name! How could anyone ever take a wiener dog seriously with a name like that? But with Pierre’s help, Frankfurt might just have a plan . . .

  • Frederick (IsiZulu)

    R110

    Winter is coming, and all the mice are gathering food … except for Frederick. The mice are not happy with Frederick who seems to daydream and doesn’t help them enough. But as it becomes cold, and food gets scarce, the mice gather together around Frederick, whose stories warm their hearts and spirits.

  • Frederick (Sesotho)

    R110

    Winter is coming, and all the mice are gathering food … except for Frederick. The mice are not happy with Frederick who seems to daydream and doesn’t help them enough. But as it becomes cold, and food gets scarce, the mice gather together around Frederick, whose stories warm their hearts and spirits.

  • Hippu

    R150

    In this delightful story, a mouse named Hippu invites a homeless dog named Heppu to share the simple pleasures of everyday life. Hippu and Heppu—and some friendly mice—shop, eat, go for a walk, take baths, and go for a ride in the car! With its bold, graphic colors and cutout shapes, Hippu feels as fresh and contemporary today as it did on first publication in 1967. Written and illustrated by one of Finland’s most cherished artists and translated here for the first time in English, Hippu is destined to become a worldwide classic at last.

  • Inside, outside, upside down

    R200

    An entertain-your-brain activity book that’s creative, clever and fun – from every angle! Bear, Duck and Rabbit lead the reader through a topsy-turvy world of opposites and differences, inviting young artists everywhere to pick up pencils, crayons or paints and let their imaginations soar.

  • Lucy’s Dream (Paperback)

    R100

    It is in the 1960’s and Lucy lives in a little seaside village called Simon’s Town. Lucy’s father is a fisherman and her mother is a washerwoman. Her best friend is Amiena, whose grandfather is a tailor. Lucy is a chatterbox, but they all love Lucy and tirelessly listen to stories about her dream. Then a man in a black suit arrives and everything changes …

  • Meet the Artist: Peter Blake

    R220

    Meet the Artist: Peter Blake is packed with inspiring activities for budding artists. Children can create their own bold pop art imagery using collage and different paintbrush techniques inspired by Peter Blake—an English pop artist best known for co-creating the album-cover design for the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.

  • Mr Rouse builds his house

    R255

    This tiny book, originally published in 1950, tells the story of Mr. Rouse, who has decided to build himself a house. Inevitably, the process is much longer and more detailed than Mr. Rouse initially envisions: ?Mr. Builder, I’m not a bird, you know; how could I live in a house made of leaves?”
    This quirky tale from 1950 takes readers through the process of choosing building types and making all kinds of decisions. In a wonderful blend of absurd poetry and pragmatism, Mr. Rouse contends with building materials, transportation, lighting, and plumbing, encountering quarreling stairs and dapper gutters on his way.

  • Outfoxed (Hardcopy)

    R220

    Harold is unlike any other fox. He hates the thought of eating chicken, for one thing, and he wants to be a detective when he grows up. When Harold’s father challenge him to catch his first chicken, Harold finds himself faced with a dilemma – and his very own mystery to solve.

  • Outfoxed (Softback)

    R150

    Harold is unlike any other fox. He hates the thought of eating chicken, for one thing, and he wants to be a detective when he grows up. When Harold’s father challenge him to catch his first chicken, Harold finds himself faced with a dilemma – and his very own mystery to solve.

  • Rocking Rosetta

    R180

    Rosetta loves playing her guitar. When Rosetta’s family told her to quieten down, no one bargained on Granny!

  • Samuel Drew hasnt a clue

    R260
    Join the animals as they follow Samuel Drew through the street and try to guess what’s inside the package he’s pulling behind him Samuel Drew makes his way through the busy streets pulling a curious package behind him. But what could be inside? …