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From Diane Awerbuck

The Dream Pillow by Nadia Davids, Lutfia Kamish and Nadene Kriel

Pirate, Tree and Bear are making it difficult to sleep. By day they are great friends, but when night comes, everything changes. No one can sleep. The Dream Pillow is a story about how to change bad dreams into good ones.

Created at Book Dash Cape Town on 14 April 2018 by Nadia Davids (writer), Lutfia Kamish (illustrator), Nadene Kriel (designer). Edited by Diane Awerbuck.

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Toast by Jennifer Jacobs, Helen Moffett and Alex Latimer

A picnic in a beautiful garden leads to adventure. Who will get the piece of toast? And will they be able to keep it?

Created at Book Dash Cape Town on 14 April 2018 by Helen Moffett (writer), Alex Latimer (illustrator) and Jennifer Jacobs (designer). Edited by Diane Awerbuck.

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Ann-Nem-Oh-Nee Finds Adventure by Jessica Bosworth-Smith, Matthew Griffiths and Lauren Nel

Ann-Nem-Oh-Nee is stuck on her rock all alone. She’s looking for adventure and wants to see the world! But how?

Created at Book Dash Cape Town on 2 December 2017 by Matthew Griffiths (writer), Jessica Bosworth-Smith (illustrator), Lauren Nel (designer). Edited by Diane Awerbuck.

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Book Dash Cape Town, 14 April 2018

On Saturday, 14th April,  40+ volunteer professionals gathered at the Sunflower Learning Centre at Zonnebloem Primary School to create eight beautiful, new African storybooks in just 12 hours, to address the lack of access to culturally relevant books for young children in Africa.

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Knight Times by Dianne Makings, Nicola Smith, Luke Mateman and Colin Payne

Why do dragons always have to ruin everything? Now Lilly and Thinama need to chase down this troublesome reptile and restore the magical ruby to its rightful place.

Created at Book Dash Cape Town on 2 December 2017 by Dianne Makings (writer), Nicola Smith (illustrator), Luke Mateman and Colin Payne (designers). Edited by Diane Awerbuck.

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Circles by Alex Latimer, Gordon Latimer and Patrick Latimer

Mother Vulture takes Little Vulture on his first flight. On their journey, they see a dying gemsbok. She shows her son that the end of one animal’s life is also the beginning of a new cycle for other creatures.

Created at Book Dash Cape Town on 2 December 2017 by Alex Latimer (writer), Patrick Latimer (illustrator) and Gordon Latimer (designer). Edited by Diane Awerbuck.

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Book Dash Cape Town, 2 December 2017

On the 2nd of December 2017, 50+ creatives came together to address the issue of poor access to culturally relevant books for young children in Africa. Twelve teams of three each work collaboratively to create a brand new storybook in just 12 hours.

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The Baby Book by Alex Latimer, Christian Jaggers and Diane Awerbuck

This book will help you understand your wonderful body and how babies are made. This is not a storybook but rather a great resource for explaining the beginnings of human life to children. Some illustrations may be inappropriate for children under the age of 12 without guidance and explanations from an adult. 

Created at Book Dash Cape Town on 19 November 2016 by Diane Awerbuck (writer), Alex Latimer (illustrator),  Christian Jaggers (designer). Edited by Martha Evans.

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Book Dash Cape Town, 19 November 2016

On the 19th of November, Book Dash alumni from across South Africa came to Cape Town. Their mission? Work together to create more, beautiful African storybooks in just 12 hours.

 

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