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Book Dash Cape Town, 5 March 2016

On Saturday 5 March, teams of professional writers, illustrators and designers gathered at Cape Town’s Centre for the Book to create beautiful children’s books in just twelve hours.

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New storybooks for thousands of children

Graca in the library

Press release, Cape Town, 14 May 2015

On 27 May, children’s centres across the Helderberg, Grabouw and the Cape’s Winelands will begin receiving free children’s books.

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These great organisations have helped Book Dash by sponsoring events, print runs and other costs with their energy, money, products and other resources.

The Solon Foundation

The Oppenheimer Memorial Trust


The Goethe Institute

Lauren Beukes

Nandos Art Fund

Cape Town Central Library

The African Storybook Project

SHINE Literacy Trust



Leopard’s Leap

Minuteman Press: Hyde Park

RSA Litho

Prevention Research for Community, Family and Child Health

Rock Girl


Electric Book Works

Resolution Colour



Green Home

World Design Capital 2014