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In Tig’s World Tig asks her mom who is a scientist and her dad who is a writer what happens to the people on the bottom side of the earth and why they don’t fall off. Whose answer is right? Author: Sam Wilson, Illustrator: Dorian Dutrieux     Sample Text from Tig’s World Tig’s mom …

 
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The children are offered a reward of biscuits if they clean up, but when it’s time to get the biscuits their minder is nowhere to be found. An adventure in teamwork results as they endeavor to get the biscuit jar down from the shelf. Will they get it down in the end? Find out in …

 
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The Sea a story about a girl and her family who went to the beach to escape the heat. She soon realizes how much fun it is playing with waves. This book has a lot of repetitive words with illustrations perfect for young children to learn new words. This book is brought to us by …

 
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In Where’s That Cat, a wordless book, the inventor’s daughter goes looking for her missing cat. Adventure and humor follow in the resulting hunt. Sample Images from Where’s That Cat Illustrated by Thea Nicole de Klerk Written by Sam Wilson Another great book brought to us by BookDash, ensuring more books in children’s hands. See …

 
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In Why Do Birds Sing At Dawn we find a fun folktale style story about birds singing at Dawn. Mama bird goes on a mission to save the forest and the babies are left alone, they miss her, learning to sing gives them hope she will return and she does. Illustrated by Emmanuel Grebo, Written …

 
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In Teju’s shadow, Teju’s Mama helps him get over his fear of the dark and fear of his shadow. A cute story for young children who are afraid. Illustrated by Ndumiso Nyoni, Written by Sope Martins Sample Text from Teju’s Shadow “What’s that?” Teju hides. “It won’t find me here!” He runs. “Why are you …

 
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In Mama Antelope’s House we see lots of repetition which makes it a great early reader, or just a fun story for young children. Hare plays a trick on the other animals, can they get into Mama Antelope’s House? Who is making all the noise? Find out more, learn a lesson in manners, and have …

 
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In Auntie Boi’s Gift a family visits the post office to collect a gift from their Auntie, the girls have fun guessing what the gift might be. Illustrated by Ndumiso Nyoni, Written by Baeletsi Tsatsi Sample Text from Aunti Boi’s Gift Kopano and Rea are going to town for the first time ever! “Remember to …

 
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In There’s an Alien in my House, a child gets a big surprise when the new arrival isn’t so alien after all. A good fun way to introduce young children to arrival of a new sibling. This is another awesome book brought to u by Bookdash licensed under creative commons. Illustrated by Suné Nadine, Written …

 
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A short tale of how a shy boy gains and have a friend. Mali doesn’t enjoy playing with the other children, he prefers playing by himself, but when Lesedi persists to ask him to play he gives in and finds it is fun, they become friends. A tale of overcoming shyness. This book is brought …

 
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Thato’s Birthday Surprise – Thato’s birthday is near and her mothers is planning a big surprise for him. He gets excited and think of the gift that he is about to receive. Everyday before his birthday he imagines what kind of gift it will be. This is a Level 2 book from Storyweaver and Bookdash. …

 
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Baby Babble is a series of simple phrases amusing for babies and those without many language skills. This book is brought to us by BookDash, aiming to ensure books in every child’s hands. Illustrated by Nicola Smith, Written by Katherine Graham Text from Baby Babble Which shoes? You choose! Please, please! More peas! Num-num? Yum-yum! …

 
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Sindiwe and the Fireflies – This is the story of Sindiwe Magona. Born in the village of Gungululu in rural Eastern Cape. Born on August 23 1943, But life was not easy on Sindiwe, she left school in order to work as a cleaner, but no matter difficult her situation was Sindiwe never gave up …

 
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Come Stay With Me – Tendai Turtle’s Granny has hurt her shell and Mum and Dad have to go to help her. “Come stay with me,” says Tendai’s best friend Busi Bunny, and the fun begins. A short fun story about a play date and sleepover. BookDash books are perfect for young children and those …

 
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I am the Colour of Honey – Biracial experiences – A little girl explains what it is like to have people make judgments about her skin colour. She loves her biracial family and wishes others would understand. A poignant look at our multicultural society through the eyes of a child, perfect for social studies or …

 
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Karabo’s Question is a rhyming book for young children. This book focusses on the /əʊ/ sound, eg “ow” in know, “oe” in tow, “o” in no, “ew” in sew. In this respect it can make a nice addition to a structured phonics program for introducing this sound. Illustrated by Natalie Edwards Written by Liesl Jobson This …

 
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A smile is a thing you can give away and keep, it costs nothing, it makes everyone feel good, and it’s contagious. In Sizwe’s smile we find out more about how a big smile can go a long way to make everyone happy. This book was brought to us by BookDash, a literacy non-profit aimed …

 
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Maddy Monna’d Menagerie – Animal rhymes is a fun story full of animal mayhem in the style of Rod Campbell’s Dear Zoo. Maddy wants a pet for her 5th birthday, but can she find the right pet? Read all about her decision making in this fun animal rhyme from BookDash. Download or read the flipbook …

 
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In Just Like Me Rahah is nervous about inviting friends to her party as they all seem so different. As she thinks about it she sees how much they all have in common. A story of preparing for a birthday party with lessons about friendship and common interests. Illustrated by Mary-Anne Hampton, Written by Hani …

 
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Sindi and the Moon is a story about Sindi’s experiences preparing for and going to school for the first time. Sindi is getting ready for her first day of school, but she’s a little nervous. Will there be only reading and writing, or will they let her sing and dance too? Download the full picture …

 
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