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14 Jan 2015
January has begun! While our website will be resting a bit until 12th January, we are busy making plans – exciting ones.
8 Jan 2015
While the children are getting ready to begin the school year, CBN is preparing for a busy workshop year ahead and also creating kits that will enable others to take our ideas into a wider communit
30 Dec 2014 to 31 Dec 2014
Children’s Book Network is taking a break for a couple of weeks. May we leave you with this message?
31 Oct 2014
Events for October 2014 CBN is launching a new project as part of Cederberg Stories that will run from now until the end of 2015.
29 Oct 2014
This Wednesday is busy for books in Cape Town. Two events have come to our attention: The Sanlam Prize for Youth Literature & Story Club (monthly event)
30 Sep 2014
Visiting prize-winning author Di Hofmeyr who will be reading from her book The name of the tree is Bojabi, published in 2014 by Tafelberg.
15 Sep 2014
Richard Parsons, Champion of Children’s Book Network and friend, died last week after a courageous struggle with cancer.
14 Jul 2014 to 18 Jul 2014
A workshop will be held this week for the children of Red Hill informal settlement.
9 Jul 2014
Two large workshops are planned for the school holidays. The first one will be at the Clanwilliam Living Landscape Project (CLLP) in the Cederberg from 30th June to 3rd July.
8 Jul 2014
With Gina Mhlophe, Sindiwe Magona, Anele Mhlahlo and croc E moses.
7 Jul 2014
Listening Beautifully: A Fund-raising event on July 7th: Six-thirty for seven
30 Apr 2014
During April 2014 we changed the plans somewhat as the weather continued extremely hot and we delayed the planned topics: People of the Cederberg in the past and one on conservation and nature.
4 Apr 2014
The Cederberg Stories Project will be holding a workshop on Friday 4th April on Music and Stories – Stories and Music.
1 Mar 2014
On Saturday 1 March CBN will collect six representatives of Rotary Skelleftea in northern Sweden.
15 Feb 2014
On Saturday 15th February there will be a storytelling marathon at the Centre for the Book, 62 Queen Victoria Street in Cape Town.
28 Jan 2014 to 30 May 2014
Even given the dreaded proviso ‘funding permitting’, CBN has some exciting plans for the coming year.
23 Jan 2014 to 30 Dec 2014
We have planned a slow start to the year, allowing for the high temperatures in the area during January and February, escalating to a major workshop during the winter holidays when we will facilita
10 Dec 2013
December Story Festival
13 Nov 2013
The Centre for the Book in Cape Town will host the second symposium of W Cape organizations working in reading.
3 Jul 2013
Q: What two animals are mentioned in the familiar English sentence that uses all the letters of the alphabet? A: Fox and dog
15 May 2013
SYMPOSIUM Wednesday 15 May 2013 at the Green Room, La Fontagne, 19 Dirkie Uys Street, Franschhoek 1 pm to 4.15 pm AGENDA
15 May 2013 to 9 Jun 2013
Jay Heale Editor: / Email:
15 May 2013
2013 Symposium Participating organisations with contact addresses Bookchat Jay Heale :
15 May 2013
This is the full text of the presentation prepared by Niki Daly for the 15 May 2013 Symposium. Because of time constraints, he omitted the first 5 paragraphs, marked here in square brackets.
15 May 2013
OCL GROUP of Organisations connected to Children’s Literature
4 Jun 2012
The Red Hill workshop was the beginning of a process. We learned a lot. Hopefully, so did the children.