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The latest good reads for all ages and for the whole family. Books for toddlers, for preschoolers and early graders, for preteens and teens... Read more

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12 Apr 2018 - 11:53am
In the waters around the legendary Table Bay Hotel, and with a host of friends and endless magical adventures, Oscar will be sure to splish and splash his way into your heart. Written and published...
17 Jan 2018 - 10:24am
Whether you’re looking for good fast food or way to start living a more healthy life, here are some books to help you get 2018 off to a great start.   5 Ingredients - Quick & Easy Food...
10 Nov 2017 - 1:05pm
The Moonling, by Tjaart Lehmacher and Paula Oelofsen is the perfect coming-of-age storybook to help children connect with nature. Meet a Moonling longing for the earth, and a ten-year-old Earthling...
11 Sep 2017 - 3:37pm
In this age of screens and instant gratification, it is challenging enough to convince a child to sit down with a book. Try a book about a hedgehog laundress in a striped petticoat or a poor but...
6 Sep 2017 - 10:51am
Spurred on by a 2006 study that showed a high number of South African households don’t own a single leisure book, the South African Development Council (SADC) launched National Book Week in order to...
30 Aug 2017 - 11:26am
Cape Town big wave surfer Greg Bertish knows all about courage and optimism, and it is these qualities that are woven into his self-published children’s book The Little Optimist.   As a young...
14 Aug 2017 - 12:43pm
The Girl Without A Sound, a magical story that aims to restore a sense of power to black girls in a society fed endless stories of blonde-haired princesses, is now available in isiXhosa and isiZulu...
10 Jul 2017 - 11:52am
Penguin Random House has unveiled its July – December 2017 selection of children’s books and whether your little one is learning her colours, in love with Frozen, engrossed in Minecraft or eagerly...
26 Apr 2017 - 3:41pm
We've put together a selection of great reads for the whole family, from toddlers and preschoolers to teens and parents.   For Toddlers   What the Ladybird Heard Next Those crafty...
9 Feb 2017 - 10:00am
for toddlers Colin and Lee, Carrot and Pea Lee is a pea. All of his friends are peas, except Colin. Colin isn’t a pea. So begins a funny story of two very different friends: a small green pea and...

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