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Young Readers

Roald Dahl Writing Competition Winner
16 September 2016
The Dream-Catcher By Kiara Wales Uplands Preparatory School   Firstly, I should explain that I am no ordinary person. I am Veegalpoff Fapollacci, creator of the jaw-dropping, awe-inspiring, fantastic, gasp-worthy, mind blowing dream machine. My dreams are sent to children around the world to fill their imaginations with...
Win one of ten hampers of Wimpy Kid stationery
11 April 2014
Big kids, little kids, naughty and shy kids alike will simply love these gorgeous journals, mini journals, magnetic pads and notebooks – all of which are based on the bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney.   Our favourites include the hardcover book journal with blank pages which are based on Greg’s...
And a very happy birthday to…
20 March 2014
THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR who celebrates a very special landmark birthday in 2014 – he’s 45!   After 45 years, Eric Carle's much-adored, beautifully illustrated story of the caterpillar that becomes a beautiful butterfly continues to be embraced by new generations of children and parents around the world...
Boek resensie van Dagboek van 'n Wimp: Rodrick Regeer
11 September 2013
Toe ek die oulike boek optel en begin daarin rondsnuffel, het ek baie ongemaklik gevoel. Ek het altyd geglo dat ‘n mens nie in iemand anders se dagboek mag rondkrap nie. Maar nadat ek a paar bladsye gelees het, het ek besef dat die ou dagboek vir die leser bedoel is. Die outjie skryf amper asof hy met my praat en met my gedagtes en...
Review of Bodyguard: Hostage
18 June 2013
When I received Hostage to review, I was quite excited to begin reading. I read Chris Bradford's first book, The Way of the Warrior, a couple of months ago and I really enjoyed it! It was incredibly well-written and action packed. If you thought The Way of the Warrior was good, Hostage was even better, containing nail-biting, on the-edge-...

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