Make children confident and dedicated to their dreams just like in Graça’s dream / Melissa Fagan

In Graça’s Dream, the author Melissa Fagan presents the life of a hard worker and dedicated young girl called Graça, born in a very challenging environment. Through her involvement in school, particularly in reading books, she earns a scholarship, and after a long stay in Europe; she comes back to her country Mozambique, to transform […]

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Children’s Book Review: Look up! by Jen Thorpe/ Lauren Nel

Jen Thorpe wrote the book “LOOK UP”. Jen Thorpe is a South African researcher and a feminist writer. She has worked with international and local organizations on gender equality issues. Look Up is one of her children’s books that is insightful and attention-grabbing, a book intended for the younger reader. The design and illustrations of […]

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Children’s Book Review: Africa, Amazing Africa

Atinuke’s first non-fiction title is a major publishing event: a celebration of all 55 countries on the African continent! Her beautifully-written text captures Africa’s unique mix of the modern and the traditional, as she explores its geography, its peoples, its animals, its history, its resources and its cultural diversity. The book divides Africa into five sections: South, East, West, Central and North, each with its own introduction. This is followed by a page per country, containing a delightful mix of friendly, informative text and colourful illustrations.

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