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We are artists: Women who made their mark on the world
This book celebrates the work of 15 female artists from around the world and their impact on the art world.
Angela McAllister, illus. Hvass & Hannibal
An exploration of some of the last great wildernesses of the world explored through stunning images and lyrical poetry.
The Thief, the Witch and the Shop of Curiosities
Mark Isherwood, illus. Drew Sinclair
When Peter wakes in the middle of the night, he is sure he can hear an intruder – but time has been frozen; no one else is aware of this and no one hears him speak to Peter.
Alan Durant, illus. Dale Blankenaar
Noko the Porcupine is tired and hungry. Surely, he will find a welcome from the other animals. Sadly, not. One by one, they turn him away making excuses. Something has to be done.
Norva (age 13) is the emotional one who believes in intuition, Nik (11) her younger sister looks to facts to make her deductions. Together they act as a detective agency for the housing estate that is their home.
Old man of the sea
Stella Elia, illus. Weberson Santiago
Grandfather is old; often visits pass in silence. It is far from exciting. Until one day, Grandfather starts to tells stories of his youth when as a sailor he travelled the world.
You’re strong with me
Chitra Soundar, illus. Poonam Mistry
The baby giraffe is very young and the world is a new exciting place to be explored, but frightening as well. Luckily mother is there to support and encourage. “You’re strong with me”, she reassures her little one.
The Jackal Who Thought He Was a Peacock – A tale by Rumi
Fereshteh Sarlak, illus. Firoozeh Golmohammadi, transl. Azita Rassi
This title introduces children to a fable of the great Iranian poet, Rumi. It is a story about the futility of wishing to be something other than you are.
Migrations: Open Hearts, Open Borders
A collection of postcard images addressing the subject of migration, featuring bird images.
Fiddle Dee Dee!
Dianne Hofmeyr, illus. Piet Grobler
Monkey makes an exciting find – a musical bow which makes magical sounds; finders keepers surely? But no, Hyena lays claim to the bow. How can the dispute be resolved?
Dianne Hofmeyr, illus. Jesse Hodgson
A little boy visits an art gallery to see the painting "Surprise" by Rousseau, and the tiger in the picture draws his attention. In his dreams the tiger comes to him and together they go on various adventures. But there is always something that scares him – what does he actually fear?
Yan Ge, ill. James Nunn, transl. Nicky Harman
Yun Yun is ten. With her older cousin she is looking forward to “growing up”. But then her cousin does grow up, leaving her behind.