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From Liz Sparg

The Lion Who Wouldn’t Try by André Kieswetter, Liza Esterhuyse, Nick Mulgrew and Tarryn-Anne Anderson

All the animals in the jungle are playing, except Lion. Why won’t Lion join in?

Created at Book Dash Cape Town on 12 November 2016 by Liza Esterhuyse (writer), André Kieswetter (illustrator), Nick Mulgrew and Tarryn-Anne Anderson (designers). Edited by Liz Sparg.

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Hugs in the City by JP Brouard, Kalynne Vorster and Milly Brouard

This is Jilly. Today, she hugged most of the cats in town!

Created at Book Dash Durban on 7 November 2015 by Milly Brouard (writer), JP Brouard (illustrator),  and Kalynne Vorster (designer). Edited by Liz Sparg.

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It Wasn’t Me! by Alexandria Mackinnon, Gwendolene van der Merwe and Lesley Beake

Mom is going out for five minutes. What could go wrong?

Created at Book Dash Cape Town 5 March 2016 by Lesley Beake (writer), Gwendolene van der Merwe (illustrator) and Alexandria Mackinnon (designer). Edited by Liz Sparg.

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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.

The books they created together are their gift to the world, and can be freely printed and distributed by anyone. Read this account of the day by volunteer Helen Moffett, listen below to the documentary of the day produced by Nancy Richards or view the gorgeous photos from the day, taken by the talented Marilet of The Lion and the Lady photography.

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Zanele Situ: My Story by Liz Sparg, Jesse Breytenbach, and Andy Thesen

As a young girl Zanele Situ was told that she would never walk again. Being in a wheelchair did not stop her. She worked and trained hard and became a winning athlete on the world stage. This is her story…

The story of Zanele Situ, created at Book Dash Cape Town on 30 August 2014 by Liz Sparg, Jesse Breytenbach, and Andy Thesen.

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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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