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Elephants Big Secret And 19 Other Fantastic Fables

ISBN 
9781776350797
Format 
Paperback
Recommended Price 
R190.00
Published 
October 2021
About the book: 
This cheerful collection contains 20 fantastic animal fables, each of which in a unique way includes valuable wisdom for children and how values can be applied in everyday life.
 
Donkey’s Long Walk to Town conveys the message that one can never satisfy everyone. Bat, Bramble and Seagull Have a Meeting contributes to the idea that one should not only focus on what you lack, you should appreciate what you have. In Gnat Takes On Lion the wisdom is shared that no one is so invincible that you can never be defeated.
 
Beetle Puts Eagle in His Place gives the courage that even if you are small there is always a way to stand up to a bully.
 
These are just a few examples from this collection full of gifted, shy, cheerful, scared, angry and brave animals. What does Mrs Crab want to brag about? What is Elephant’s big secret? Did Hare outsmart the bullies? Don’t wait any longer to find out!
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About the Author
Wendy Maartens grew up in Worcester and spent her school days in George. She currently lives in Melkbosstrand. Wendy is especially well-known for her amazing ability to blow new life into classic children’s stories, making them accessible and exciting to a new generation of  readers. Previous titles by Wendy include Sprokies en ander gunsteling-stories, Die mooiste dierestories, Eendag op ’n reëndag, Vertel vir my ’n storie, Waarom Kameelperd se nek so lank is en ander dierestories, and Towertapyt.
 
Wendy Maartens het grootgeword op Worcester, waarna sy op George skoolgegaan en gematrikuleer het. Sy woon tans op Melkbosstrand. Wendy is veral bekend vir haar hervertellings waarin sy nuwe lewe lewe in bekende en geliefde verhale blaas en die klassieke stories vir jong lesers toeganklik maak. Sy is die skrywer en samesteller van boeke soos Sprokies en ander gunsteling-stories, Die mooiste dierestories, Eendag op ’n reëndag, Vertel vir my ’n storie, Waarom Kameelperd se nek so lank is en ander dierestories, en Towertapyt.

 

About the Author
Shayna Olivier is a whimsical fine artist with a passion for nature and animals. Working in mostly watercolours and pencil, she creates super whimsical and dreamlike artworks mostly surrounding the subject of nature. She spent her childhood living in the small fishermen’s village of Herolds Bay where her imagination and love for nature developed. After years of struggle and countless rejections she silently built up her own art business named Shayna Paints. Today she creates paintings for people from all over the world and all walks of life. Shayna resides in Helderberg with her fiancé and little boy.

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