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From Jozi 25 Feb 2017

Mina and the Birthday Dress by Lauren Mitchell, Nicci Nathanson, Ndidi Chiazor-Enenmor

Mina finds it hard to choose a dress for her special day. After giving Mum a tough time, Mina finally makes a choice.

Created at Book Dash Jozi on 25 February 2017 by Ndidi Chiazor-Enenmor (writer), Nicci Nathanson (illustrator) and Lauren Mitchell (designer). Edited by Elise Varga.

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Mogau’s Gift by Lorato Trok, Rofhiwa Mudau and Shadrach Munene

A child born with a full set of teeth? He surely is a miracle! Follow his adventure-filled story and find out where Mogau’s gifts take him.

Created at Book Dash Jozi on 25 February 2017 by Lorato Trok (writer), Shadrach Munene (illustrator) and Rofhiwa Mudau (designer). Edited by Kelly Norwood-Young.

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Miss Tiny Chef by Linda Nabasa, Ruramai Musekiwa and Raymond Diby

Miss Tiny Chef is only eight years old. She does things other little girls wouldn’t do. Armed with a talking mingling stick that shares all its great recipes with her, Kasini stirs up a special surprise meal for mummy.

Created at Book Dash Jozi on 25 February 2017 by Linda Nabasa (writer), Raymond Diby (illustrator) and Ruramai Musekiwa (designer). Edited by Nabeela Kalla.

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Nomvundla and the Chilli-Eating Contest by Natalie Walker, Adrien Folly-Notsron and Fortune Tazvivinga

Nomvundla and Soko are off to the Chilli-Eating Contest. Animals come from far and wide to try to win the amazing prize. Who will win and get to take a friend to the Hamba-Hamba Funfair?

Created at Book Dash Jozi on 25 February 2017 by Fortune Tazvivinga (writer), Adrien Folly-Notsron (illustrator) and Natalie Walker (designer). Edited by Karen Hurt.

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Senzo and the Sun by Liam Longland, Adrie Le Roux and Sarah McGregor

The morning sun creeps over the horizon and peeps through the leaves, waking Senzo. Gogo’s rooster shakes his wings, stretches his neck and crows, Koek-a-loek-a-loo! Join Senzo and the sun as they journey through the day.

Created at Book Dash Jozi on 25 February 2017 by Sarah McGregor (writer), Adrie Le Roux (illustrator) and Liam Longland (designer). Edited by Margot Bertelsmann.

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Foxy Joxy Plays a Trick by Mdu Ntuli, Nahida Esmail and Samantha Rice

Foxy Joxy, a sly fox, sells watermelons. One day he has a clever idea. The animals were not happy. What will they do to teach him a lesson?

Created at Book Dash Jozi on 25 February 2017 by Nahida Esmail (writer), Mdu Ntuli (illustrator) and Samantha Rice (designer). Edited by Margot Bertelsmann.

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Thuli, Special and the Secret by Baeletsi Tsatsi, Yihenew Worku and Dali Gaga

Thuli has the cookies. Special has her eye on the cookies. What’s their secret?

Created at Book Dash Jozi on 25 February 2017 by Baeletsi Tsatsi (writer), Yihenew Worku (illustrator) and Dali Gaga (designer). Edited by Monique Whitaker.

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Tumi Goes to the Park by Nyambura Kariuki, Hannah Shone and Paballo Rampa

It’s Tumi’s first visit to the park. She’s so excited, there are many adventures. She might even make a new friend…

Created at Book Dash Jozi on 25 February 2017 by Paballo Rampa (writer), Nyambura Kariuki (illustrator) and Hannah Shone (designer). Edited by Karen Hurt.

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My Special Hair by Renate van Rensburg, Jess Jardim-Wedepohl and Candice Dingwall

A story about my special hair. How special it can be. So many types of special hair. Just look around, you’ll see.

Created at Book Dash Jozi on 25 February 2017 by Candice Dingwall (writer), Jess Jardim-Wedepohl (illustrator) and Renate van Rensburg (designer). Edited by Kelly Norwood-Young.

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The Three Doof-Doofs by Wynand Botha, Stephen Wallace and Claudi Potter

Have you ever wondered what goes doof-doof-doof in the night?  This is a noisy bedtime story for a quiet night’s sleep.

Created at Book Dash Jozi on 25 February 2017 by Claudi Potter (writer), Stephen Wallace (illustrator) and Wynand Botha (designer). Edited by Margot Bertelsmann.

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Tone’s Big Drop by Robyn Osmond, Musonda Kabwe and Edna Gicovi

Tone the raindrop is wondering what’s way down there on the ground. She and her friend Nyunyu go on a journey to find out.

Created at Book Dash Jozi on 25 February 2017 by Edna Gicovi (writer) and Musonda Kabwe & Robyn Osmond (illustration and design). Edited by Monique Whitaker.

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Hello by Rox Jaden Palmer, Imile Wepener and Jennie Marima

Lolo has many lovely friends. They are Sun and Moon and Star and Bird too. She would love to introduce them to you.

Created at Book Dash Jozi on 25 February 2017 by Jennie Marima (writer), Imile Wepener (illustrator) and Rox Jaden Palmer (designer). Edited by Nabeela Kalla.

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Book Dash Jozi: 25 February 2017

This event took place at the Goethe-Institut Johannesburg on Saturday, the 25th of February 2017. It was sponsored by the wonderful people at Worldreader.

The Goethe Institut generously made it possible for six writers and six illustrators from different African countries to participate in this special event.

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