Children - African stories

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Chizi's Tale
Jack Jones Add to basket
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Illustrator: Jacqui Taylor


R80.00


On an August day, in Zimbabwe, a newborn black rhino lost his mother. Black rhinos are critically endangered. Knowing that the calf would not survive without help, a park ranger made an astonishing decision:
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All Africa Wildlife Express
Rosamund Haden Add to basket
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Illustrator: Toni Pinchuck


R190.00


When Elephant receives an invitation to a party he fires up his steam engine for an all African adventure.  More animals join him at each jungle station. It's a rollicking trans-continental journey! Along
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How Many Ways Can You Say Hello? Book & CD
Refiloe Moahloli Add to basket
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Illustrator: Anja Stoeckigt


R140.00


Sara’s first day of school is full of surprises, but the biggest one of all is that she discovers she doesn’t understand what the other children are saying and she wonders how she will make friends.
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African Nursery Rhymes
Liz Mills Add to basket
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R130.00


Now available for the first time in softcover, this delightful collection of 55 nursery rhymes – specially reworked and adapted for South African children – is a must on every young child’s bookshelf.
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Aunt Alice and the Lion
Lindsay Norman Add to basket
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Illustrator: Izak Vollgraaff


R90.00


Themba and his brother and sister are excited that Aunt Alice is coming to visit them in the village. When they arrive at the station to meet her, the children find her in a tree. She explains that a lion
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The Elephants are Coming
Lindsay Norman Add to basket
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Illustrator: Izak Vollgraaff


R90.00


en-year-old Themba dreams of joining his father and older brother in chasing the elephants away if they should come to eat their corn, as they did last year. Sadly, everyone tells him that he is too young
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USdumo noVikela (Zulu)
Gerard Sekoto Add to basket
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Illustrator: Gerard Sekoto


R120.00


Written and illustrated in 1973 by one of South Africa's most famous artists, Gerard Sekoto, Shorty and Billy Boy is a book for children as well as art lovers and collectors. The manuscript formed part
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My South African ABC
Sandy Lightley Add to basket
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R130.00


A lively book to learn your ABC but also a colourfully illustrated guide to South Africa, its celebrated places and well-known objects.

Seasoned illustrator Sandy Lightley’s bright illustrations
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Ngubani Oyinkosi? (Zulu)
Beverly Naidoo Add to basket
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Illustrator: Piet Grobler


R140.00


All kinds of animals feature in these ten sparkling stories from all over Africa, by an award-winning author and illustrator. Find out what happens to Lion when he challenges Elephant and discovers who
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Stories Gogo told me
Lisa Grainger Add to basket
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R170.00


There is a storyteller in almost every village in Africa. Telling stories is not her official job. By day she may be a Gogo, a teacher, a farmer or a seamstress. But at night, round the fire, she will
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Folktales from Africa
Dianne Stewart Add to basket
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R140.00


Aimed at children, both across the African continent as well as around the world, this collection of 20 folktales has been retold by Dianne Stewart for today’s youngsters. The stories originate from
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South African Alphabet Book
Alex Latimer Add to basket
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R80.00


Uniquely and beautifully illustrated by Alex Latimer The South African Alphabet includes illustrations of South African elements – animals, people, products, plants. The illustrations are quirky and
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Hagedash the Hadeda
Charles de Villiers Add to basket
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Illustrator: Claire Norden


R90.00


A captivating story, told in rhyming verse, about a hadeda who loves to sing. Hagedash and her family will be familiar characters to children across the country – the cast is drawn from the comical birds
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African Myths & Legends
Dianne Stewart, Jay Heale Add to basket
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R140.00


A stunning new cover, design and format brings African Myths & Legends, a combination of two earlier publications (Daughter of the moonlight and Other African Tales and South African Myths and Legends),
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UMalusi (Zulu)
Niki Daly Add to basket
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R120.00


This picture book is about a boy who dares to dream of a big future. Malusi is a herd boy who tends to his grandfather's sheep and goats among the mountains of the Transkei. High above, eagles fly while
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Animal tales 2
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R130.00


Animal tales 2 is the second in a series of animal stories compiled by G.R. von Wielligh. These stories were gathered by Von Wielligh from the Khoikhoi people and are some of the oldest animal stories
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Ummbila NoBhontshisi (Zulu)
Maryanne Bester Add to basket
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Illustrator: Shayle Bester


R100.00


Lena indaba yesithathu yenkonyane iNguni Elihle elaziwa ngokuthi uZikhala. Kule ndaba, uZikhala nomzala wakhe uBhontshisi bafuna ukutshala ummbila nobhontshisi khona bezongenela Umbukiso Wabalimi. Ngabe
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Fanyana Talks to the Animals
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R140.00


Fanyana is a little boy who lives in Africa and, because he is very poor, he makes a toy crocodile out of clay. When a lion is about to have Fanyana for his dinner, the crocodile, called Makulu, comes
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The Zebra's Stripes and other African Animal Tales
Dianne Stewart Add to basket
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R140.00


Aimed at children across the African continent (and elsewhere), this wonderful collection of folk tales that find their origins in tribes from all over Africa, have been retold by Dianne Stewart. These
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When Bat was a Bird
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R140.00


Why does Monkey fear Leopard? Why does the Reed Warbler babble? How did Jabulani outwit the Lion? These and other intriguing questions are answered in When Bat was a Bird. Twenty-four fresh and exciting
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