I am so overwhelmed by the actuality that I have won two literary awards in one month. I am grateful for the recognition from the Exclusive Books IBBY (International Board of Books on Young People) as the recipient of their Best Writer Award. Writing this book was one of the best parts of this process. It’s wonderful that children and literary bodies alike see the value of my work. You can read more about it: here. Congratulations to fellow award winners Nicolaas and Xolisa.
New: Read what happens next when Mpumi, Tshiamo and Asante meet a new friend in Mpumi and Jabu’s Magical Day!
Mpumi and her friends
Discover the magic in her hair
And what begins as an ordinary school day in Joburg
Is suddenly full of adventure everywhere!
Mpumi’s Magic Beads is a delightful story about friendship, self-esteem, discovery and beautiful hair in the big city of Joburg. It follows the sudden adventures of Mpumi, Asante and Tshiamo as they see the world around them from new heights and realise all of the fun waiting to be discovered outside of their classroom. This story is a great read for the whole family, especially children aged between 5 – 10 years old.
Bridge Books, Johannesburg Central (online & physical purchase)
Book Circle Capital, Melville (online & physical purchase)
Clarke’s Bookshop, Cape Town (online & online purchase)
Exclusive Books (online & physical purchase)
Ethnikids (online purchase)
Loot (online purchase)
New Africa Books (online purchase)
Takealot (online purchase)
Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.