When children launch from easy readers to chapter books it is vital that they get to discover the best of the rest. Firstly, for their sake, they need to read books that grab their attention and then keep it. And secondly, for the parent’s sake, because you are probably going to still be helping your […]
Entries Tagged as 'GiveAways and Swaps'
November 19th, 2015 · 19 Comments
October 27th, 2015 · 9 Comments
The weather is getting better day by day and end of the year is looming in the best possible way. A lot of folk are starting to think about their Summer Holidays with more than a little longing. Well Mapstudio have a new book out, called Family Fun: Cape Town, Durban, Joburg and Pretoria. and […]
September 29th, 2015 · 14 Comments
A couple of weeks back PanMacmillan South Africa gave us a copy of the Giant of Jum for review purposes. We reviewed it of course, The Giant of Jum is delightful. But we have a little more for you… This is an extremely delightful fairytale by Elli Willard and Benji Davies. The illustrations are full […]
September 18th, 2015 · 28 Comments
Border Crossing Tips: Just a couple of vital things you need to know for crossing the border into Namibia, the papers you need for taking a car into Namibia and what times the border posts will be open, The Best Spicy Combos: There is a fabulous list of the best combinations of spices brought to you by the famous spice brand, Robertsons.
…Sweet Potato Roly Poly: We made these one morning and then got stuck into school and completely forgot them in the oven… ages later the whole house was rocking to the smell of sweet potatoes and cinnamon, did we remember that there was a treat waiting for us… treat it was, and though ours had been in the oven somewhat, read “way,” longer than we intended they still went straight onto the “make these again soon” list.
July 27th, 2015 · 23 Comments
And just like that it is time to get back into blogging and time to bring our faithful readers something to read. I took a two week break, that turned into three, from the internet – I didn’t miss it for a second. In fact I have found it quite hard to get back into […]
April 17th, 2015 · 17 Comments
It appears to be a week of books on our blog… settle in there are going to be books abounding. Oliver’s Outline is a new picture book on the block, by Alan Glass and illustrated by Sandy Lightly, published by PanMacmillan South Africa. Earlier this week we met up with author, Alan Glass and what […]
March 29th, 2015 · 4 Comments
We have had the busiest week… in the best possible ways… A number of our followers saw the post: Our Reader’s Have Done It Again: They Have Built a Library Book by Book… and wanted to know how they could join in… If you would like to send books or haven’t got around to sending […]