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Meet Beatrice Jones. She moves through her days at top speed and in bare feet – shoes just get in the way. Playful illustrations show a confident Bea playing tag, …

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Mark Greenwood is an expert at turning historical events into exciting stories, thus making them accessible to young readers.  Moonwalkers distils the essence of the 1969 Apollo 11 mission and …

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When Henrietta Dugdale gathers her three young sons to her in the spring of 1867 and runs away from her bigamist husband, she puts into motion events that will lead …

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Clarity, drive and focus are the hallmarks of both the subject and author of this excellent biography of Nora Heysen. Anne-Louise Willoughby has presented a superbly researched and thoroughly readable …

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It would be easy to believe that cattle rustling is a crime of yesteryear, but this idea is challenged in Fleur McDonald’s latest novel Without a Doubt. Readers of Fleur …

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