Durban creatives, it's your time to shine! We heard your call and #BookDash is coming back to KZN for the first time since 2015! We need you to help us on our mission to make sure that every child owns a hundred books by the age of five.
Applications are open for one more week!
Applications are open for one more week!
Book Dashes are fast-paced creative marathons where your challenge is to create a beautiful children's book in just one day! The next Book Dash event will take place in Kloof, Durban on Saturday the 29th October 2022, 9am - 9pm. Top notch writers, illustrators, editors & designers are encouraged to apply to use your creative superpowers to work together, make new books, and change the world!
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If you're not based in Durban, you can still help by encouraging your creative friends, family, colleagues in Durban to apply.


You can also spread the news on social media by sharing our posts. Applications close at midnight on Monday 12th September. 


This is a volunteer-based event, and no one gets paid for their participation on the day: the books are our gift to the world!


Book Dash has created 176 beautiful books in the last 8 years. We have printed and distributed over 2 million copies of these to children to own. Read the books for free at


If you have any questions, please email us on directly or call 021 206 7868.


Click the image below to hear from some of our creative volunteers about why they love Book Dash

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