Bertus Soek ‘n Boek (Afrikaans)

Written by Jaco Jacobs 

Illustrated by Marjorie van Heerden 

LAPA Publishers (SA) Published in 2009

ISBN-13:978-0-7993-4452-3; ISBN10 0799344524

Format (Paperback): 265mm x 212mm; 32 pages Ages: toddlers and readers

Dimensions 210 x 280mm 

 Bertus hou niks van lees nie en die biblioteek lyk vir hom grys en vaal en vervelig. Maar dan ontmoet hy die bibliotekaresse, mevrou Haasbroek. Saam ontdek hulle die geheime wat tussen die boekrakke wegkruip ...

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Winning book of the Macmillan Writer's prize for Africa

Long Juju Man (Eng)  

Written by Ndedi Okorafo-Mbachu and Illustrated by Marjorie van Heerden 

Macmillan Publishers (UK) [2009]

ISBN 978-0-230-72207-1 Format (soft cover): 212mm x 156mm; 56 pages Ages: 10 - 13

‘Should I run? I thought. A ghost can run faster than me. No, I
won’t run.’
Ngoli has heard many stories about Long Juju Man from her grandfather. But she is not prepared for her first meeting with him in the forest, or for the strange friendship which follows.

Winning book of the Macmillan Writer's prize for Africa

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Nnedi Okorafor is a Nigerian-American author of African-based science fiction and fantasy (Africanfuturism and Africanjujuism). Okorafor has won a Hugo, a Nebula, a World Fantasy Award, and a Locus Award, and her many fans include Neil Gaiman, Rick Riordan, John Green, and Ursula Le Guin. She is writing a series for Marvel about Shuri, Black Panther’s sister, and has a number of book-based projects in development for film and TV – including HBO’s adaptation of her novel Who Fears Death, with George R. R. Martin signed on as executive producer. Okorafor is also co-writing the screenplay of an adaptation of Octavia Butler’s Wild Seed with filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu for Amazon Prime Video, with Viola Davis producing. Her novel Akata Warrior (of the Akata Series) is the winner of the Lodestar and Locus Award for Best Young Adult Novel.  

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