This unusual activity book invites children to join the Artful Sketcher on an exclusive tour of one of the most creative factories ever built: the Little Factory of Illustration. The factory is full of eccentric artists who just love making pictures, plus some oddball animals and astonishing machines.
The latest release from Bumble books, I am Alex and Ek is Alex, deals with the subject of diversity. Winner of this year’s Bologna Children’s Book Fair Best Children’s Book Publisher in Africa, Bumble is carving a niche with its beautifully illustrated books.
Meet the Artist: Alberto Giacometti is packed with inspiring activities for budding young artists to make and do. Taking inspiration from the artist’s distinctive body of work, Nick White’s introduction to Giacometti gets children creating interesting portraits, sculptures and collage landscapes.
Is Melvin the Unluckiest Monkey In The World?He certainly seems think so,but his friend Pete has other ideas.Join them on their journey around town,and find out whether Melvin really is so unlucky after all.
Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela is the amazing story of a true hero of our times; his famous biography has been specially adapted for children in a beautiful illustrated picture book format. Discover how a little boy whose father called him “troublemaker” grew up to fight apartheid, become South Africa’s first black president and campaign for freedom and justice throughout the world.
Despite their multiple limbs and cellophane wings, children and adults alike will immediately identify with Poka and Mia and the situations they find themselves in, making these books ideal for children learning to read. Illustrated in the inimitable style of Kitty Crowther, which is at once both dark and sweet, these charming creatures will ingratiate themselves to even the most hardened cynic.
This folklore story collection offers a feast of enjoyment for young South African readers. Ten enchanting tales, steeped in the imaginative richness of African oral tradition: Where did the first stories in the world come from? How did little Tortoise win the respect of all the other animals? Who was Nanana bo Sele Sele and what happened when she built her house in the middle of the animals’ road? Why was young Crocodile so determined to get hold of Monkey’s Heart?