The Dinosaur that Pooped the Past is – of course – about a dinosaur that poops. In this story Danny has a Dinosaur friend who has some tummy troubles. Together they go on a time-traveling adventure, save some Dino friends and get back to the present time.
Month: October 2016
My Cape Town ABC is a treasure trove of all things Cape. Parents will enjoy being reminded of some of the history of Cape Town and the surrounding areas, while kids will learn new words, including uniquely South African words, such as koeksister and Zeekoevlei.
The Rabbit who Wants to Fall Asleep is the bestselling hit from a psychologist who claims that reading this book to your kids will guarantee sleepy nights, every night.
Dead Man’s Cove is the first of an exciting detective series about Laura Marlin, an 11 year old orphan. All her life, Laura has lived in a Children Home and she has always dreamed of finding a home of her own. When she moves to Cornwall to live with her uncle the mysteries start to pile up.
Illustrator and author Shane W Evans is a multimedia star with inspirational creative energy. We got to meet Shane, a warm and down to earth person, who challenges authors to ask: ‘What can your book achieve? Think beyond the thrill of sharing your story but also to the influence you can have on so many levels in a child’s life.’
Chocolate Me! is a picture book about differences and how they can be celebrated if seen in the right light. Chocolate Me is a little boy who wonders about all the ways he is different from his white friends, Timmy, Johnny and Mark who, with their ‘normal’ names, straight hair, and fair complexions make Chocolate Me feel like he is all kinds of wrong. A perfect springboard for diversity discussions.
The Dragon Slayers Academy is a fantasy adventure series about an unlikely hero called Wiglaf, the soft-hearted, oft-bullied youngest of a large, poor family. Wiglaf does all the work and gets picked on because he won’t kill any living thing. Then he learns how to be a dragon slayer. Filled with humour – this is a perfect beginner chapter-book series for reluctant readers.
Fantastic Beasts brings the wizardly world from England to the streets of New York. When Magizoologist Newt Scamander arrives in New York, he plans a brief stopover. He might have come and gone without incident, were it not for a No-Maj (American for Muggle) named Jacob, a misplaced magical case, and the escape of some of Newt’s fantastic beasts. Now both the wizarding and No-Maj worlds are about to collide and it looks like trouble!