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Their fossils of African dinosaurs have been discovered across the continent – from the Sahara Desert to the Karoo. Spectacular, colourful illustrations bring the dinosaurs vividly to life, while ‘Facts’, ‘Unsolved’ and ‘Up close’ boxes add to the intrigue. “Dinosaurs of Africa” is written for children, but has appeal for anyone interested in dinosaurs.

Click on the link to read more about the book:
Dinosaurs of Africa by Chinsamy-Turan, Anusuya and Rey, Luis V. | Penguin Random House South Africa

About Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan

UCT's Prof. Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan is a palaeontologist who works on the fossilised bones of dinosaurs, early birds and other extinct animals. She has written four books for children about pre-historic animals.

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Have you misplaced your MUCH'ness? Or have you lost your way? Have you forgotten who you *are*... and what you want to say? Are you the Great Pretender? Pretending that you're fine... whilst hiding and *surviving*, being too afraid to shine? I HEAR you and I SEE you! I *get* what you go through. For all the folk who hide their light, I wrote this book for YOU!

About Heather Costaras

Heather Costaras (Hat). Creative-Creature, collector, curator. Writer-of-Rhymes. Forest-Dweller. Shape-shifter. Wife of Nick the Greek. Mom of Beetle & Bear.

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Thoko’s laughter and positivity make her stories fun and accessible. The stories will cultivate the joy of reading in the hearts of children.

About Niki Daly

Niki Daly has won many awards for his work. His ground-breaking “Not So Fast Songololo”, winner of a US Parents’ Choice Award, paved the way for post-apartheid South African children’s books. In 2009 Niki was awarded the Molteno Gold Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Literature.

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Darryl David is a professor at the University of the Western Cape. He is the only Indian lecturer of Afrikaans in South Africa. He breathes literature and is the man behind the Madibaland World Literary Festival; Book Town Richmond (in the Karoo) and now, the SA Festival of Children’s Literature.

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Philip de Vos (16 Junie 1939 –) is 'n oud-onderwyser, oud-operasanger, fotograaf en skrywer van Afrikaanse en Engelse gedigte en kinder- en jeugverhale. Hy is veral bekend vir sy ligte rympies asook limerieke. Verder is hy ook 'n rymvertaler en skrywer en radio-aanbieder van reekse oor klassieke komponiste

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Fatima is determined to save the day. She wants to help Gogo with her to-do list so that everyone will realise that she is a big girl now! But things don’t go exactly as expected …

About Portia Dery

Portia Dery is a writer and literacy activist based in Tamale. She is the founder and current director of the African Youth Writers Organization. In 2014 Portia became the first Ghanaian to win the Golden baobab Prize with her story "Gogo's list" for picture book prize.

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In hierdie boek sal jy lees van allerlei uitvinders, planmakers en slimkoppe van Suid-Afrika. Hier is stories oor mense wat mediese deurbrake gemaak het. Stories oor mense wat met diere en plante werk. Stories oor mense wat die geheime van die hemelruim probeer ontrafel. Stories oor mense wat interessante ontdekkings oor fossiele, die aarde, water en die klimaat maak. Dit is voorwaar ’n trots Suid-Afrikaanse boek wat elke leser sal inspireer en motiveer om vrae te vra, te ontdek en te skep. Uiters gevorderde navorsing word op ’n eenvoudige wyse aan jongmense oorgedra op so ’n manier dat selfs ouer mense dit kan verstaan.

About Engela Duvenage

Engela Duvenage is ’n vryskutjoernalis wat spesialiseer in artikels oor die wetenskap en navorsing.

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Two rival gangs, the Hard Hadedas and the Foul Guinea Fowl battle against each other in a park. Hadedas and Guinea Fowls are well known birds in South Africa and this odd combination of the two in one story are sure to make children curious. The fact that the story is written in rhyme gives the text a good flow. Whenever something rhymes, a child is happy so this will definitely motivate them to read.

About Megan Furniss

Megan Furniss is an improviser, performer, writer, playwright, voice over artist, director and industrial theatre specialist.

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Stanley Grootboom het Nico Moolman se "The Cloud Fairies"/ "Feetjies van die Wolke" geillustreer en is ook die illustreerder van die heel eerste boek in die San Taal N/uu: "!Qhoi nla Tjhoi" (die skrywer is Katrina Esau). Dit is in Afrikaans vertaal as “Skilpad en Volstruis" en die Engelse wergawe heet “Tortoise and Ostrich".

Al drie is veeltalige kinderboeke wat poog taalgebruik te bevorder.