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The Lion Who Wouldn’t Try by Liza Esterhuyse, André Kieswetter, 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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Small Bird’s Big Adventure by Wesley van Eeden, Nick Mulgrew and Jennifer Jacobs

Small Bird loves the Giant. But where is the Giant? Small Bird goes on an adventure to find her.

Created at Book Dash Cape Town on 19 November 2016 by Nick Mulgrew (writer), Jennifer Jacobs (designer) and Wesley van Eeden (illustrator). Edited by Bongani Kona.

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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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Book Dash Durban, 7 November 2015

Book Dash teamed up with the wonderful Solon Foundation to bring Book Dash to Durban! On Saturday 7 November, teams of professional writers, illustrators and designers joined us to create beautiful children’s books at St Mary’s DSG in Kloof.

The books they created are their gift to the world, and can be freely printed and distributed by anyone. They’re widely used by literacy organisations, ECD centres, schools and others around South Africa and beyond.

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Maddy Moona’s Menagerie by Candace Di Talamo, Rachel Zadok and Nick Mulgrew

It’s Maddy Moona’s birthday and she really wants a pet! But which silly animal will picky Maddy get?

Created at Book Dash Cape Town on 28 June 2014 by Candice Ditalamo, Rachel Zadok and Nick Mulgrew.

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Sleepy Mr Sloth, by Paul Kennedy, Nick Mulgrew and Graham Paterson

Sleepy Mr Sloth

He’s quite good at climbing. He knows how to swing. But sleeping’s his favourite, favourite thing!

Created by Paul Kennedy, Nick Mulgrew and Graham Paterson (and edited by Tarryn-Anne Anderson and Arthur Attwell) at the very first Book Dash on 10 May 2014.

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  • Français (fr)
  • isiNdebele (nr)
  • isiXhosa (xh)
  • isiZulu (zu)
  • Sepedi (nso)
  • Sesotho (st)
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Book Dash Cape Town, 28 June 2014

Our second Book Dash saw ten teams working for 12 hours at Cape Town Central Library. The space buzzed with creative energy as each team created a story from scratch.

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Book Dash Cape Town, 10 May 2014

This was our very first Book Dash. Just two teams working for six hours at the Paperight/Electric Book Works offices. We learned a lot about how future Book Dashes might work.

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