Elinor Sisulu

How producing children books in local african languages accelerates the decolonizing process – Elinor Sisulu

Sisulu says the best marketing for a book is other people’s opinions, and thus the foundation’s website is a review hub and search engine for children’s books in South Africa’s 11 languages. On the site are a range of picture books, fables and tales, poetry, rhymes and riddles as well as educational books (fiction and nonfiction). Puku also stages a number of events such as the Puku Story Competition and the Story Festival.

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Children’s literature is the most important literature – Dianne Johnson Feelings

Dr. Dianne “Dinah” Johnson is a children’s book author and professor of children’s literature at the University of South Carolina (US). She is an intellectual who has travelled the world. She’s written six picture books for children, and edited or co-edited various publications including:  The Best of the Brownies’ Book (a compilation of fiction, poetry, photographs and more, from […]

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There is only one bookshop in the Gambia with a good collection of children’s books – Dr. Anna Stelthove-Fend

Frau Dr. Anna Stelthove-Fend who has tremendously contributed to facilitate access to quality children books in The Gambia by donations and extraordinary personal commitment. She also contributed to the establishment of the Africa library in Cologne which hosts books from and about Africa, translated into German, and contains about 300 books, fiction as well as […]

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Victorine Mbong Shu: the mother behind the success of the Award-winning child author Stacey Fru.

Are you a writer with dreams of publishing a book or books? How far have you pursued your dreams? Stacey Fru, an 12 year old Cameroonian  writer has 5 books published and is the youngest Author in Africa, who wrote her first book; ‘Smelly Cats’ without her parents’ knowledge at the age of 7. Muna […]

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