Book Categorie: Books on Home

The Squeaky, Creaky Bed

The Squeaky, Creaky Bed

A delicious read-aloud picture-book with the kind of build up towards ultimate disaster which children adore – and an ending which nobody will guess. The text is sheer enjoyment; the pictures share the chaotic anticipation. Wait till you see Grandfather’s pyjamas! Just a gorgeous story which children will clamour for as bedtime reading again and …

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Goal!

Goal!

A generously-sized picture book story whose author and artist are well aware of the excitement of football, the bleak desolation of the Cape Flats, ever-present danger in such a life and the exuberance of being young. Support from Biblionef has enabled GOAL! to be published in all South African languages.

Waiting for the Rain

Waiting for the Rain

Reality village life on the edge of the Kalahari, given an extra dimension with folklore.

The Best Meal Ever

The Best Meal Ever

  Siziwe is looking after her four younger brothers and sisters in Guguletu, with both parents away. There is no food in the house – nothing.  

The Move

The Move

Upheaval as a family decides to move into a brand new house. Floor plans, building site, packing up belongings, and The Move itself.

Mhlanguli

Mhlanguli

Photographic story of life in Khayelitsha, Cape Town. Crowded home, restricted  conditions, herbs and fruit for sale.

Jake

Jake

Baby Jake lives in a home that is far from safe. Humour plus home safety.

Home Now

Home Now

Qolweni township near Plettenberg Bay. Home is needed for an orphaned girl and an orphaned elephant.

Cindy

Cindy

Life in a flat in Johannesburg: family lifestyle, the need for security, laundry on the roof. A visit to Joubert Park.

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