Childrens books

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

Aandag alle ouers: Hier is 9 nuwe kinderboeke in Afrikaans en Engels om die jongspan (en vir jou) mee besig te hou

Wonder jy soms wat om met die kinders te doen? Hier is nege nuwe kinderboeke in Afrikaans en Engels om hulle (en jou) besig te hou.

Pan Macmillan South Africa makes an exciting investment into local children’s books

Pan Macmillan South Africa is delighted to announce its new publishing initiative focused on contributing to the growth and development of the local children’s book industry:

Hayley Chewins launches her captivating debut novel The Turnaway Girls at Love Books

Pan Macmillan and Love Books invite you to the launch of The Turnaway Girls by Hayley Chewins.

Review your favourite children’s book and win with the Puku Foundation!

Do you like reading? Puku wants to hear from you!

Beneath the Baobab Tree – a delightful book set in the African animal kingdom

Beneath the Baobab Tree is a children’s book filled with original folk tales and fables.

Caster Semenya – the new book in the inspirational new Road to Glory series for younger readers

Caster Semenya is the fifth book in the brand-new Road to Glory series, which covers South African sporting legends as they set out on their journeys to becoming national and international stars. Written specifically for youngsters aged 10–14, it takes the reader close to all the action, and the ups and downs.

Born to be Free: A beautiful tale about the irresistible call of the wild

When the grand old ‘lion man of Africa’, George Adamson, passed away, the last of his lion cub orphans faced an uncertain future.

Jacana Media wins Best Publisher of the Year: Africa at 2018 Bologna Children’s Book Fair

Jacana Media wins Best Publisher of the Year Africa, at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2018.

Children’s book celebrates the science behind skin colour: Skin We are In by Sindiwe Magona and Nina G Jablonski

One of South Africa’s literary stalwarts, Sindiwe Magona, has teamed up with world-renowned American anthropologist, Nina G Jablonski, to create Skin We are In, a much-needed book about race and skin colour for children.

Dolly Parton donates 100 millionth book to children

Today Dolly Parton joined Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden for the dedication of her Imagination Library’s 100 Millionth Book to the Library of Congress collection. Dolly dedicated a special edition of her book, “Coat of Many Colors” to the world’s largest library. This honor is a monumental milestone for the program now in its 22nd year. Dolly said,

Marvel’s Black Panther – a new book for boys and girls aged 2-5!

You loved the movie, now continue the adventure between the pages with the first ever Black Panther Little Golden Book!