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The Adventures of Willy Nilly & Thumper Book Five: The Very Hungry Ogre. 
By Jim Henry with Jimmy Patterson,
Illustrated by Marjorie Van Heerden
Willy Nilly Books (USA) to be published in 2017.


Willy Nilly and Thumper are best friends and adventurers with a knack for getting into tight squeezes and out of sticky situations, and always doing the right thing.
“Almost anyone being chased by an ogre would panic, expecially when that ogre can change shape!
But Willy Nilly and Thumper are determined to protect their good friend Paul Pig, even when it puts their own lives at risk.
Will the three of them be able to escapr from the very strong, very hungrey ogre?



Die Leeutemmer se Assitent (Afr.) by Solet Scheeres
Illustrated by Marjorie van Heerden
LAPA Publishers (SA) 2017.
ISBN 9780799379143 Paperback
137 mm x 212 mm
152 bladsye
Martjie beland saam met ’n leeu in een van die Pagel-sirkus se treintrokke – en nadat sy die mense van die sirkus leer ken, weet sy dat haar lewe nooit weer dieselfde sal wees nie. Hierdie aangrypende, aksiebelaaide verhaal is losweg op die geskiedenis van die beroemde Pagel-sirkus geskoei.


When Martjie accidentally ends up in a train carriage with a circus lion, she knows her life will never be the same again. This touching, action-packed novel is loosely based on the history of the famous Pagel circus.