n Maat vir Asanda
As Mama watches from afar, Asanda visits the animals in her world, looking for a new friend. In this gorgeously illustrated book, the story introduces young children, between 2 and 7, to many animals, from Mischievous Cat to Crazy Crocodile, at the same time promoting a love for reading. Which animal will Asanda choose to be her friend? Children can also interact with the book by hunting for the ants on every page.
About the Author
Carole Blochco-ordinates PRAESA's Early Literacy Unit and is also the central co-ordinator of the Stories Across Africa Project, which is developing shared anthologies of stories for children in the many languages of Africa. Her work includes teacher training for mother tongue-based bilingual education, as well as materials development and research into young children's literacy learning. In particular, she prioritises promoting and supporting the importance of reading for enjoyment and the creation of literate environments for establishing reading habits. She has written extensively on early literacy and multilingual education in South Africa and Africa, as well as writing several picture books for young children.
Author Deur Carole Bloch, Illustrasies deur Bev de Meyer
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