Tag Archives: South Africa

Illustrator Interview – Maja Sereda

My guest today is a fellow uTaler, Maja Sereda. She has illustrated more than a dozen children’s books published in English, Afrikaans and other African languages. She has received three ATKV awards for best illustration (in category ages 3–6) in … Continue reading

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South Africa’s former President, Thabo Mbeki’s speech poem of, “I am an African.”

I am making an exception today by posting something unrelated to kidlit/writing, but I want to share this beautiful inspiration with you today. This is poetry, my friends! South Africa’s former President, Thabo Mbeki’s speech of, “I am an African.” … Continue reading

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Picture Books from Asia and Africa

I am still aiming for those 120 picture books by Dec 31st for There’s a Book’s Read to me Picture Book challenge. Today’s reviews, #s 103-105, return to a multicultural theme and come from India, Japan and South Africa. Nine … Continue reading

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