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Kita’s Dance with Dust

by Vennessa Scholtz, Illustrared by Marjorie van Heerden
Published by LAPA (2023) (Penguin Publishers) South Africa.

ISBN 9780637002097

Kita loves walking on the dusty red road. Mama tells Kita not to make red dust clouds. Mama says if the red dust cloud grows, it will become a Dust Eater. Dust Eaters swallow little girls in one big bite. Kita doesn’t think that story is true. Mama just doesn’t want her to get her pretty dress all dirty with the red dust. One afternoon, Kita learns what Mama is talking about. Kita has a Dance with the Dust.


Posey’s Problem
Written by Kathy Simmers, illustrated by Marjorie van Heerden
Bound to Happen Publishers (USA) - 2023

Posey is a show pony who has a big problem. No matter how hard she works, no matter how many times she wins or how much she loves her kids, the problem will always be there. Eventually, her riders will outgrow her and she’ll be moved to the next family.
Yet, despite her problem, Posey continues to do everything with her whole heart. She continues to be a champion through and through, and her resilience as she navigates change teaches us all that love is what really matters. As we follow Posey on her journey, Posey demonstrates the enduring power of love.
In their newest collaboration, the award-winning duo from Jump the Moon, Kathy Simmers and Marjorie van Heerden, combine beautiful illustrations and a delightful story to bring Posey’s story to life.
Posey’s Problem offers young readers inspiration for persevering through change and keeping an open heart, and perfectly compliments Jump the Moon in the growing Pony Tales series.

ISBN-13: 9781735351117
Publisher: Bound To Happen Publishing, Inc. (HWIN)
Publication date: 12/05/2023
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.72inches(w) x 10.27inches(h) x 0.12inches(d)
Age Range: 6 - 8 Years


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