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Competition Winners

October 2018

  Roald Dahl Imaginormous Challenge:
     
Winner:
Ella Pretorius        
Age: 10 
Pete the Flamingo has a big problem that he’s been ashamed of his whole life. He can’t stand on one leg! Pete’s life has been miserable and he has never discovered the outside world.  But hidden somewhere in the pink sand of the Blue Moon desert guarded by fire breathing dragon peacocks, is an antidote that may have the one and only cure for Pete. The journey will be very difficult, scary and dangerous.  Find out if Pete and his friends the Taco Loving Buffalo and the Gymnastics Gecko can find a solution.
 
      1st Runner-up:
Nuhaa Mahomed
Age: 11
Dare to step into someone else’s world for a day? The showman’s eyes sparkled when I volunteered.
Kaboom! 
Woza bona! Woza bona! 
Beep Beep Beeeeep!
Eish Wena!
A carousel of sounds filled the street. The vendors, cars and hundreds of people scuttled around. Screeeeeeech!
A blue taxi abruptly halted in front of me, music blaring. ”eOxford” I announced climbing in. Inside, happy faces sang aloud and swayed. Excitement filled me as I sat down. Just then I saw her, from my window, in her car, all-proper, in her crisp uniform. I smiled, amused. Just yesterday that was my silent world. 
 
      2nd Runner-up:           
Eli Williams
Age: 10 
Matthew is a normal boy at Yellow Wood Primary. One day a grey, wait, no a yellow, wait... a green (it was changing colours!) thing came storming in. Then, two flashes of black (that looked like people) came and fought it. The thing looked like a bit of a Sockgribbler. Matthew went home. His parents, Liam and Jane, were not there. When they came back the next morning, Matthew found two black suits in the wash basket.
Could those heroes be his parents? If they were, Matthew still had two questions: was it the Sockgribbler and what else could his parents be up to?

 

 
Ottolenghi Simple:
Shaun Parrott
Jacobeth Makala
Jelena Jovanovic
And Then Mama Said:
Lulekwa Mfazwe
Zakira Brey
Erin Oberem
  Simply Zola:
Thabo Batshe
Leanne Barberini
Kgaugelo Tumagole
Johannesburg Then & Now:
Laurence Sligting
Jaco Roux
Yuven Gounden
  International Favourites:
Margaret Cunnama
Brian Gilgannon
Disney Magic of Storytelling:
Melina Hunsraj
Nonceba Lushaba
  October Book Club:
Annaleen d'Unienville
 

 

September 2018

  The Fishy Smiths:
Jan Korrubel
Zwelakhe Tshandu 
Pieter Bosman
Gert & Joey:
Susan Veenstra
Riaan Kotze
Jean Venter 
 
21 Lessons for the 21st Century:
Kagiso Mako
Patrick Parkins
Bayanda Nhlapo
Sleeper:
Deon Smit
Robbie Green
Janine Lochrenberg 
  Join our Book Club:
Payal Maharaj
 

 

August 2018

 
Tastes of Durban:
Robyn Siebritz
Venesha Shunmugam 
Clare Anderson
Celebrate Reading with Peppa Pig:
Ayla Covary
Aletta Granger
 
  The Middle School Series:
Robyn Hoys
Zaitunisa Mohamed 
Discover the magic of reading:
Carolyn De Klerk
Avinay Bhana
  Local Fiction Giveaway:
Alice Pryor
Barend Van der Merwe
Cyrese Hoffman
Die tale wat ons praat:
Ianette van Eeden
Veronica Tsimakwane
Zelda Hertz
  Baking, Bush Cooking & Braaing:
Lungile Khoza
Lee-Anne Moonsamy
Mandie Kotze
The Secret Keeper:
Abigail Smulders
Lebogang Malia
Brigitte Hayes
  Jamie Cooks Italy:
Henk Bekker
Julia Boltt
Join our Book Club:
Erika Hobson