Childrens books

’n Pragtige storie oor vriendskap en liefde – Nellie en Sion: Thwala deur Claire Browne Storrar is nou beskikbaar! (Plus: Uittreksel)

Verken die konsep van thwala – die Zulu woord vir iets op jou kop dra – saam met jou kind in Claire Browne Storrar se tweede Nellie en Sion-boek!

Festive wishlist 2021: Five magical children’s books that make the perfect gifts

Give your child the gift of reading this Christmas. Here are five of the most inspirational, magical and powerful local children’s books of 2021:

[Video] ‘Dis ’n sokkerstorie met ’n feministiese flavour’: André Trantraal gesels oor sy SALA-wenboek, Keegan en Samier: Die sokkerfiasko

André Trantraal gesels met die Boekemakranka-span oor sy SALA-toekenning vir sy kinderboek, Keegan & Samier: Die sokkerfiasko.

‘Being bullied is not your fault’ – Shudufhadzo Musida on Shudu Finds her Magic (Plus: Watch the author read an extract!)

A children’s book about bullying and the power of friendship – Shudufhadzo Musida chats about Shudu Finds Her Magic and reads an excerpt!

Meet award-winning writer Sihle-isipho Nontshokweni, author of Wanda the Brave, for virtual book reading session! (30 Oct)

Award-winning writer Sihle-isipho Nontshokweni will be doing a virtual reading of her children’s book Wanda the Brave!

Get ready for the Shudu sensation! Miss South Africa, Shudufhadzo Musida, tells the story of her upbringing in Shudu Finds her Magic

Shudu Finds her Magic, written by Shudufhadzo Musida and illustrated by Chantelle and Burgen Thorne, is out now from Jacana Media!

Don’t miss the SA Festival of Children’s Literature (2–4 July)

https://www.safestivalofchildrensliterature.co.za/

First ever children’s book published in endangered N|uu language

The first ever children’s book in the near-extinct San language of N|uu has been published.

Join David Walliams on this action-packed, laugh-out-loud adventure for all the family!

Jonathan Ball Publishers is pleased to announce the publication of a brand new novel from David Walliams – Code Name Bananas!

New book alert! Astro Girl by Ken Wilson-Max – a delightful and educational picture book for young readers interested in space travel

Astro Girl by Ken Wilson-Max is out now from Jacana Media, in English, Afrikaans, isiXhosa and isiZulu!

Antiracist Baby, a new book for children by National Book Award-winning author Ibram X Kendi

From Ibram X Kendi, the National Book Award-winning author of Stamped from the Beginning and How to Be an Antiracist, comes a fresh new board book that empowers parents and children to uproot racism in our society and in ourselves.

Tales from the Marula Tree – an omnibus with 15 highly original and entertaining animal stories

Tales from the Marula Tree by Leon de Villiers, illustrated by Linki Lutz, is out now from Lapa Publishers!

This Saturday, bring your kids to the virtual launch of Emily Child’s new picture book, Listen to Your Diddalum (Plus: review and video)

Anna Stroud reviews Listen to your Diddalum by Emily Child, a story about exploring and loving your inner self, out now at Imagnary House.

Storytime! Don’t miss a live reading by children’s author Niki Daly for the Hermanus FynArts Festival

One for the kids! Niki Daly will be making a virtual appearance at the 2020 Hermanus FynArts Festival.

Teach your child about diversity with the new rhyming picture book I Have Brown Skin and Curly Hair

I Have Brown Skin and Curly Hair by Karen Theunissen is out now from Jacana Media!

A great tool for teaching your children about art and creativity – Cobi Labuscagne chats about her book Explore! Awesome South African Artists

Nal’ibali chatted to Cobi Labuscagne recently about her book Explore! Awesome South African Artists.

Listen to Niki Daly reading A Gold Star and a Kiss for Thoko – and download the free activity sheet

Looking for something to do with the children? Author Niki Daly has shared a video of himself reading A Gold Star and a Kiss for Thoko.

A time for reading – resources for the kids, from Pan Macmillan South Africa

To help keep the little ones (and yourself) entertained and inspired our authors and colleagues have put together various resources for you.

Entertain and educate children during the school closures with Science, Scribbles and Stories – videos presented by Konnie Huq

Entertain and educate children during the school closures with Science, Scribbles and Stories presented by Konnie Huq