Calling all book loving families! Apply to join the JBP Kids Book Club and receive free books every month
Jonathan Ball Publishers is looking for 25 children or families who love reading to join the JBP Kids Book Club!
‘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!
Don’t miss the SA Festival of Children’s Literature (2–4 July)
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.
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!
Halala Job Maseko! – 21 stories of unsung South African heroes, the perfect gift for any young story lover
Halala Job Maseko! is out now from LAPA Publishers.
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.
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:
Donate a children’s book this Mandela Day as part of the Siyafunda Donate-a-Book campaign
Donate a book for children this Mandela Day!
Review your favourite children’s book and win with the Puku Foundation!
Do you like reading? Puku wants to hear from you!