What can a boy do when he has a fear of creepy crawlies and he has to go on school camp?Joshua Finkelstein Bade has always had a phobia for insects, even though he comes from a family of insect lovers. When he can’t get out of camp, he learns that sometimes what you fear most can bring a greatest lesson.
Aurora and the Popcorn Dolphin is the third book in the Songbird Cafe Girls series for preteens about friendship, family and life.
The Word of Mouse is about a sky-blue mouse called Isaiah “whose life has been one big fright fest”. Isaiah gets separated from his family and has to find his way back.
When Mr Hare discovers a R200 note in his doorway and sees Mr Mandela’s face on it, he decides it must belong to him. He calls all the animals to announce that he will brave the city of Johannesburg to find him. The animals all warn him that he can’t read so he needs to be careful he doesn’t get lost in the ‘city of readers’.
In Love is My Favourite Thing we follow the lovable story of the author’s dog Plum. Plum has lots of favorite things—catching sticks, her bear, her bed—but really, LOVE is her absolute favorite thing. Did we say we LOVE this book?
When Binky the cat moves in next door, Plum the dog can’t understand why everyone thinks Binky is so great. Plum is used to feeling like the no 1 favourite and suddenly she feels left out!
Ellie is a puppy with a purpose. Trained as a search and rescue dog she will be able to track down a lost child in a forest or find an injured man in a burning building. She does this all – and more – when she finds a way to ‘rescue’ her handlers, the widowed Jakob and the lonely Maya.
No matter the life experience, adventure or challenge a child is going through, I always find myself thinking: ‘There’s a book for that!’ And now there is a book to tell you which book they should read.
When Pete the Badger gets a neat freak attack he starts cleaning up the forest – and the animals – with disastrous results.
A fun adventurous series about two young boys, Jamie and Tom, who come across a cave with a secret and magical entrance into the prehistoric past – the dinosaur cove!
Go, Go Gorilla! is a lovely lyrical tale about a new friend who arrives to stay with a little boy and his family. The new friend is a large hairy gorilla. Cue parents nervous expressions.
Mattie is a little girl living on a farm in Africa. Life is boring and lonely without siblings until she discovers that the animals can visit her at night and they go on wonderful adventures in her dreams.