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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), Jennifer Jacobs (designer). Edited by Diane Awerbuck.

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Feathered Friends by Daniela Hammond, Jacqui L’Ange and Stephanie Pretorius

The oakum boys go for a walk and discover strange new things: lots of different penguins, one special friend, and a very big change. Growing up can be the biggest adventure of all!

Created at Book Dash Cape Town on 2 December 2017 by Jacqui L’Ange (writer), Daniela Hammond (illustrator), Stephanie Pretorius (designer). Edited by Helen Moffett.

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The Lost Laugh by Karen Lilje, Wilna Combrinck and Michelle Preen

Spotty the Hyena has lost his laugh. How did this happen? Where could it be? And can the other animals help him find it?

Created at Book Dash Cape Town on 2 December 2017 by Michelle Preen (writer), Karen Lilje (illustrator), Wilna Combrinck (designer). Edited by Helen Moffett.

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And Also! by Anja Venter, Nkosingiphile Mazibuko and Lauren Beukes

Thabo’s make-believe world has no room for his little sister, Keitu. But she has other ideas!

Created at Book Dash Cape Town on 2 December 2017 by Lauren Beukes (writer), Anja Venter (illustrator) and Nkosingiphile Mazibuko (designer). Edited by Helen Moffett.

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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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Katiiti’s Song by Kirsten Walker, Mary Marble and Philippa Namutebi Kabali-Kagwa

Every day, Katiiti’s mother calls her with a beautiful song. One day, a crafty gorilla tries to sing as sweetly as her mother. 

Created at Book Dash Cape Town on 5 March 2016 by Philippa Namutebi Kabali-Kagwa (writer), Mary Marble (illustrator) and Kirsten Walker (designer). Edited by Helen Moffett.

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Little Sock and the Tiny Creatures by Chani Coetzee, Jon Keevy and Lili Probart

It’s wash day for the Socks, but where has Little Sock gone?

Created at Book Dash Cape Town 5 March 2016 by Jon Keevy (writer), Lili Probart (illustrator) and Chani Coetzee (designer). Edited by Helen Moffett.

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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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