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From Jade Mathieson

Who is our friend? by Gerhard Van Wyk, Jade Mathieson and Lara de Groot

Rhino, Crocodile, Giraffe and Zebra all have an unlikely friend. Can you guess who he is?

Created at Book Dash Cape Town 5 March 2016 by Jade Mathieson (writer), Gerhard Van Wyk (illustrator) and Lara de Groot (designer). Edited by Zanri Kritzinger.

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  • English (en)
  • Sesotho (st-LS)
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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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Walking Together, by Louwrisa Blaauw, Bianca de Jong and Jade Mathieson

A walk to the clinic doesn’t have to be dull, when there are so many wonderful things to see on the way.

Created at Book Dash Johannesburg on 27 July 2015 by Louwrisa Blaauw, Bianca de Jong (illustration, design) and Jade Mathieson (writing).

Available in:

  • Afrikaans (af)
  • English (en)
  • isiNdebele (nr)
  • isiXhosa (xh)
  • isiZulu (zu)
  • Sepedi (nso)
  • Sesotho (st-LS)
  • Setswana (tn)
  • SiSwati (ss)
  • Tshivenḓa (ve)
  • Xitsonga (ts)
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Book Dash Jozi, 27 June 2015

Book Dash JoziWe teamed up with the lovely folk at African Storybook to bring Book Dash to Jozi on 27 June 2015. Teams worked together to create new children’s books in just twelve hours.

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Singing the Truth by Louwrisa Blaauw, Jade Mathieson, and Bianca de Jong

Learn about the amazing life of a little girl who grew up to use her gift of singing to help bring freedom to South Africa.

The story of Miriam Makeba, created at Book Dash Cape Town on 30 August 2014 by Louwrisa Blaauw, Jade Mathieson, and Bianca de Jong.

Available in:

  • English (en)
  • Français (fr)
  • isiNdebele (nr)
  • isiXhosa (xh)
  • isiZulu (zu)
  • Setswana (tn)
  • SiSwati (ss)
  • Tshivenḓa (ve)
  • Xitsonga (ts)
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Book Dash Cape Town, 30 August 2014

Our third Book Dash was Women’s Day themed, and organised in collaboration with Rock Girl and the African Storybook Project. Each team wrote a biography of an inspiring African woman.

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