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There's a new book club on the block, and if books are your 'thing', you definitely don't want to miss this. And the best news is that it's all online, so you don't have to venture very far to get all the latest news on our new books, great competitions and fabulous events. Join the club now.
By joining our Struik Nature club, you will be the first to know about our new releases, special offers and special editions, plus you will be invited to our launches and author events and will stand in line to win great prizes monthly!. Join the club today.

 

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Matt Haig says hi to all South African fans and tells us a little bit about A Boy Called Christmas and The Girl Who Saved Christmas. As well as being a number one bestselling writer for adults, Matt Haig has won the Blue Peter Book Award, The Smarties Book Prize and been shortlisted three times for the Carnegie Medal for his stories for children and young adults. He lives in Brighton, United Kingdom with his wife and two children. The idea for the A Boy Called Christmas series came when his son asked what Father Christmas was like as a boy.  Watch more videos.

Getting Published

Penguin Random House South Africa comprises the imprints Penguin Books South Africa, Struik Kinders, Struik Lifestyle, Struik Nature, Struik Travel & Heritage, Umuzi and Zebra Press.


Penguin Random House South Africa will consider submissions in the following categories:

  • General and literary fiction
  • Narrative non-fiction (politics, current affairs, history, military history, sport, true crime, biographies/autobiographies, health and well-being, humour, business and personal finance
  • Illustrated non-fiction – nature guides and general books pertaining to nature and environment; children’s nature; travel and heritage; cookery, health, gardening, etc.)
  • Children’s books

Please read our submission guidelines for more information on submitting your manuscript to Penguin Random House South Africa.