Children's writing

I listen. There is less noise now. People have come home, up the hill with their heavy shopping bags. They walk slowly. The people

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

Friends. Where would we be without them?

The Children’s Radio Foundation ( train young reporters around Africa in radio broadcasting, opening all sorts of opportunities to them and teaching a plethora

General News

A Campaign to raise funds to donate more HOME LANGUAGE storybooks to children in South Africa. My Language My Heritage is a Campaign by

General Reports

Pre-school visit to CBN & CLLP Q: When a play school comes for a workshop, is it a play-shop? A: Definitely. Twenty-five children from

General News

IBBY Announces the Winners of the 2014 IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award The IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award, initiated by the International Board on Books for

General News

Developed by the people who gave us Sesame Street, this resource for early Child Development invited CBN to contribute to their blog. For a

CBN Books

Both begin with C and both are totally absorbed in the topic of books – and reading. What’s your favourite book? It’s one of

Friends. Where would we be without them?

Richard Parsons, Champion of Children’s Book Network and friend, died last week after a courageous struggle with cancer. CBN owes him a tremendous debt

Project Reports

As part of the rock gong project, we began the idea of clapping patterns in music with games that included clapping in different ways


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