A collection of diverse tales from creative writers, poets, artists and thinkers living with prejudice, judgement, bullying and racism that help young readers find courage and self-belief in these times.
Check out our selection of 7 Awesome Adventure Books guaranteed to get your middle school children reading. Let the adventures begin!
When children get inspired to write their own stories, this is the book you can steer them towards. Growing writers will love the write-in spiral bound style which they can take wherever they go, and it has prompts, tips and a story writing tool kit to help them learn to write their own stories.
Lots is a beautifully illustrated introduction to biodiversity for younger readers. This story of nature is so beautiful that children will pore over it again and again.
Who are great men when they are at home? Grandad Mandela is sensitively seen through the eyes of his great grandchildren. A poignant legacy book to share.
The Skin We Are In is an exploration of why humans have different colour skin, and how people’s thinking about skin colour has changed throughout history.
The story of Irma Stern, one of South Africa’s most famous artists, is shared in this wonderfully written biography, perfect for young artists and scholars.
As we look back on the 7th annual Kingsmead College Book Fair held in May we can only say 'yay!' for books and people who write them, read them, love them and support them. This is our third year of being involved and every year has shown huge growth and...
We’re dotty about this wipe-clean book for little ones. Dot-to-dots are brilliant for hand-eye co-ordination (that magic word) and they also help kids see the connection between lines making a bigger picture.
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’.
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.
Why must I go to school? Why must I do as I am told? Good question. Said no parent ever. Now you can direct them to this philosophical series about the big questions children ask, leaving kids to decide for themselves.