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From Cape Town 10 May 2014

The Cottonwool Doctor: The Story of James Barry by Bridgitte Chemaly Potton, Jean de Wet and Michelle Matthews

Margaret was clever and curious. Margaret had big dreams. But 200 years ago a girl could not become a doctor. So she cut off her hair and she put on boy’s clothes. From then onwards, no one knew that Margaret was a girl. She became James Barry.

Created at Book Dash Cape Town on 10 May 2014 by Michelle Matthews (writer),  Jean de Wet (illustrator) and  Bridgitte Chemaly Potton (designer).

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Mrs Penguin’s Perfect Palace by Celeste Beckerling, Helen Brain and Jennifer Jacobs

The Penguin family lives on the beach, surrounded by rubbish. Until one day, Mrs Penguin says: we need a house! But how will they build one?

Created at Book Dash Cape Town 10 May 2014 by Helen Brain (writer), Celeste Beckerling (illustrator) and Jennifer Jacobs (designer).

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Sleepy Mr Sloth, by Paul Kennedy, Nick Mulgrew and Graham Paterson

Sleepy Mr Sloth

He’s quite good at climbing. He knows how to swing. But sleeping’s his favourite, favourite thing!

Created by Paul Kennedy, Nick Mulgrew and Graham Paterson (and edited by Tarryn-Anne Anderson and Arthur Attwell) at the very first Book Dash on 10 May 2014.

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  • Afrikaans (af)
  • English (en)
  • Français (fr)
  • isiNdebele (nr)
  • isiXhosa (xh)
  • isiZulu (zu)
  • Sepedi (nso)
  • Sesotho (st)
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