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November 21st

Get Your Child to Read More

This entry was posted on 21 November 2012.

 

Every parent knows how important reading is for a child’s development, but it’s not always easy to get your children reading even the best books – especially with TV, sports and toys to compete with. Here are 10 top tips to help you get your children reading more and to love it too!

#1: Read to your child right from the beginning

November 15th

Book Review: The Fault in our Stars

This entry was posted on 15 November 2012.

Despite the tumour-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten. 

I wouldn’t usually touch a book about two sick teenagers with a barge pole. I don’t like sob stories or misery memoires, but so many people had raved about the book, I thought it was at least worth a look.

November 9th

Port Elizabeth Launch of Marguerite Poland's Taken Captive by Birds

This entry was posted on 09 November 2012.

Penguin Books, Fogarty's Bookshop and Ron Belling Art Gallery take pleasure in inviting you to the launch of Taken Captive by Birds by Marguerite Poland, with illustrations by Craig Ivor. 

Date: Wednesday, 28 November 2012 

Time: 5.30pm for 6.00pm

Venue: Ron Belling Art Gallery, 30 Park Drive, Port Elizabeth

Launch of Marguerite Poland's Taken Captive by Birds

This entry was posted on 09 November 2012.

Penguin Books and Narina Trogan take pleasure in inviting you to the launch of Taken Captive by Birds by Marguerite Poland, with illustrations by Craig Ivor. The launch will also feature an exhibition by Craig Ivor.

Date: Saturday, 17 November 2012 

Time: 9.30am for 10.00am

Venue: Narina Trogan, 81 De Korte Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg

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