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Young Readers

Local Time Travel hits South African Shelves
16 March 2012
From H G Wells’ The Time Machine to Eoin Colfer’s Artemis Fowl, stories about time travel have always been well-loved by readers of all ages. We're publishing a thrilling local time-travel series by Sam Roth and the first book, Time Twisters: Cape of Slaves (for readers aged 8+), hits the shelves this month! Sarah, Toby and Bones...
South African in King Pie stores
19 January 2012
Don't you just love Alex Latimer's illustrations? We think they're full of energy and whimsy and really helped to bring the South African tales within this book alive. Last year, King Pie approached us as they were keen to foster literary talent amongst young South Africans and they wondered if we wanted to help. And what an...
Got Cabin Fever?
16 November 2011
This month, everyone’s favourite Wimpy Kid, Greg Heffley, is back in the hilarious Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever. The sixth book in this bestselling series releases worldwide on 16 November and you can check out the official book trailer here! Jeff Kinney, Greg’s creator, even made a video especially for his South...
WIN a Roald Dahl boxset when you celebrate his birthday!
30 September 2011
There are only four days until Roald Dahl’s birthday (on 13 September) and this year, we’ll be celebrating Roald Dahl Day in style. 2011 is a double celebration, as it’s been 50 years since James and the Giant Peach was first published, so our celebrations this year are inspired by the book. We hope you’ll get involved...