Die Wandelende Geraamte en Ander Spookstories
van C.J. Langenhoven
Saamgestel en verwerk deur Wendy Maartens
Met illustrasies deur Marjorie van Heerden
(Ghost stories of C.J. Langehhoven - To be published in Afrikaans)

Protea Books  To be published in beginning of 2022 - ISBN – TBC

C.J. Langenhoven skryf: "Ek was mal oor spoke. Eintlik was ek ’n soort spook-wetenskaplike. Oral waar ek gekom het, het ek spookstories bymekaar gemaak. En nou is ek self ’n spook… kan ’n mens so gelukkig wees?"

Wendy Maartens skryf:  "Terwyl ek aan die bundel gewerk het, het ek my soms verbeel Langenhoven sit in die blou leunstoel langs my boekrak. As hy tevrede was met waarmee ek op daardie tydstip besig was, was daar die gemeenskaplike stilte wat baie woorde op papier soms tussen twee mense bring en … nou en dan, die geur van ’n pyp wat aangesteek word. As ek drooggemaak het, het die duiwe op die dak baklei, die weerhaan in die skoorsteen af gekreun, die bure se honde onophoudelik geblaf, ’n swaar voertuig die vensters laat ratel, of die een onderbreking na die ander my bloots gery."


 

 

Tales from Hoop ‘n’ Holler
Book Five: The Time Machine
(the last book in the series)
Written by Jim Henry with Jimmy Patterson
Illustrated by Marjorie van Heerden
Willy Nilly Stories LLC;
Published in January 2022
Hardcover ISBN – 978-1-939368-32-4; Paperback ISBN – 978-1-939368-33-1

Willy Nilly and Hopper are best friends and adventurers with a knack for getting into tight squeezes and out of sticky situations, and always, always doing the right thing.

“Where are we?” Hopper asked.

 “I think it’s more like WHEN are we?” Willy Nilly answered.

When Willy Nilly and Hopper are given a magical watch that makes it possible for them to travel through time, they can’t begin to imagine that they will discover a threat to Hoop ’n’ Holler’s very existence. They know they must do something to prevent disaster, but will time travel be enough to save the town they live in and love?

To buy the book, go to: https://willynillystories.com/collections/store

 


 

Tales from Hoop ‘n’ Holler
Book Four: The Rabbit Princess
Written by Jim Henry with Jimmy Patterson
Illustrated by Marjorie van Heerden
Willy Nilly Stories LLC;  published in January 2021
 
Available in Hardback & Paperback.
ISBN – 978-1-939368-28-7

When a beautiful rabbit princess lands her glittering airship in Hoop ’n’ Holler, she asks Willy Nilly and Hopper for their help. Hopper is smitten and agrees immediately, but Willy Nilly worries that she’s not totally honest. Who is right? And will they find out in time to save her kingdom?

Perfect as a Read Aloud book. Appropriate for 2 - 4th grade reading levels.

To buy the book, go to: https://willynillystories.com/collections/book-series-tales-from-hoop-n-holler/products/book-four-therabbit-princess



 

Jump the Moon
Written by Kathy Simmers
Illustrated by Marjorie van Heerden
Published by Bound to Happen Publishers USA (2020)

Available in Hardback & Paperback.
ISBN – 978-1-7353511-0-0 

Ponies were always coming and going at the barn, that was nothing new, but as summer begins the girl with the long blonde hair notices something about the newest pony to arrive that she can’t quite put her finger on.

This pony is ordinary, ugly even and on top of that, she is mean. But the girl doesn’t seem to care, she is drawn to her and determined to earn the pony’s trust.

Over the course of the summer, the pair develop an incredible bond. But, tragically, as summer ends the two are separated. Readers will eagerly turn the pages to find out if the girl and the pony will ever see each other again.

The beautiful illustrations throughout this picture book bring to life an emotional journey that will make readers of all ages cry, smile, and cheer as it reminds us all to follow our dreams.

AWARDS:

· Golden Medal award winner - 2021 Mom’s Choice Awards® category: Children's Picture Books - an award from entries all over the world.

· Golden Medal award winner - category: 2021 The Bill Fisher Award for Best First Book (Children's/Young Adult).

· Received three 2020 Story Monsters Approved winners awards (in these categories)        * First-Time Author (all ages) winner; * Picture books (Ages 3-8) Fiction winner; * Illustrations/Photography/Artwork winner

To buy the book, go to: https://www.readjumpthemoon.com/shop/

https://www.amazon.com/Jump-Moon-Kathy-Simmers/dp/1735351105/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?keywords=Jump+the+Moon+Written+by+Kathy+Simmers+Illustrated+by+Marjorie+van+Heerden&qid=1638020346&qsid=139-8880232-5305851&s=books&sr=1-1-fkmr0&sres=1735351105%2C1543966292%2C1736678701%2CB07X96Q64X%2C1548100323%2CB096Z8CYNS%2C1685152619%2C1536202908&srpt=ABIS_BOOK

 


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