Category Archives: Children’s books

Green Roses at Monkey’s Wedding

  The Green Roses were invited to Monkey’s Wedding which I read to a spell-bound audience. After looking at the embroideries and the bag of threads that was the medium for the art work, the green roses addressed an envelope … Continue reading

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Green Rose words in a matchbox

At the Green Rose club we filled a matchbox with the new words we learned. To make a matchbox book, take a length of till slip and wind it around a ruler to score. Then fold it into a zigzag. … Continue reading

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Dr Seuss picnic

The Green Rose Club is a reading club I run with about fifteen 8-year-olds at Rosmead Primary School. Today we discovered that the correct way to pronounce Seuss is so that it rhymes with ‘voice’. We also ate green eggs … Continue reading

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All because of this…

All because of cutting through an apple and seeing this, did this occur: From The apple-core twins in An African suitcase

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The not-so-terrible twins

Clinging onto the stalk, the identical twins, Posy and Portia, in their apple home. From The apple-core twins in An African suitcase

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The twins go travelling

A pair of identical twins takes off. The wide world awaits them. From The apple-core twins in An African suitcase, DVD compilation of stories, poems etc.

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On the phone, again

From The world in there Rainbow Reader in Rubbish box, CUP  

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Monkey business

The caption -if you can’t read it – says ‘A chimpanzee threading a needle. These monkeys can be taught to sew quite well!’ I think it’s a perfect way to herald the arrival of a book about a monkey illustrated … Continue reading

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Lucky Fish Press

Grand announcement! Lucky Fish Press is alive and swimming, having missed the hook. But not you, dear reader. I am dangling the hook in the water to try catch some sales on the first book published by Lucky Fish Press … Continue reading

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Namibia book complete

An addition to the Children of Southern Africa series published by Duzi Publishers

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