October 2014

Workshop Reports

How to make workshops happen The intention to hold a workshop, and the idea of a location grows quite quickly into a real event

CBN Books

Much loved South African picture book Not so fast Songololo, written and illustrated by Niki Daly, is on the the Guardian (UK) prestigious list

General News

The South African section of the International Board on Books for Young People is having a celebratory BookBash at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday 23

Workshop Reports

Another school holiday, another workshop. We successfully concluded the focus on Clanwilliam, my town, with an exuberant painting session in which some rather tropical

Children's writing

My town is quiet. You can smell nature. Flowers come to my mind – lovely, but lots of pollen that makes me sneeze! The

Children's writing

The following poem was written on a Saturday morning, in Clanwilliam, when the children just had to close their eyes to remember what it


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