Louise Viljoen

Louise Viljoen

Die emmerskoplys

’n Onderhoud met skrywer Heléne de Clercq. Heléne de Clercq se kinderboek, Die emmerskoplys, is ’n boeiende avontuurverhaal vol humor en aksie. Bekroonde illustreerder Johann Strauss het vir die prettige illustrasies gesorg. Pliggie Stef en rabbedoe Katerien sug oor die…

The buck that burries its poo

Jonathan Ball Publishers publishes naturalist Quinton Coetzee’s The buck that buries its poo. The book contains 102 intriguing facts about SA’s wildlife. Coetzee not dispels numerous myths and old wives’ tales regarding creatures in the bush. He also clarifies some…

Daar’s ’n towerponie in my bed

LAPA Uitgewers publiseer Martelize Faber se kinderboek getiteld Daar’s ’n towerponie in my bed. Elsabé Ebersöhn was verantwoordelik vir die droommooi illustrasies. Ek het heerlik aan Daar’s ’n towerponie in my bed gelees. Lia se ma is siek en moet…

Stinkie en Grootpoot

Novae Books publiseer Jacolene du Plooy, ’n spelterapeut, se nuwe kinderboek getiteld Stinkie & Grootpoot. Haar talentvolle sestienjarige seun, Eben, was verantwoordelik vir die pragtige illustrasies. Die boek kan gesprekke oor vriendskap, hulpverlening en vrese stimuleer. Die verbeeldingryke storie wentel…

Fairy Tale by Stephen King

Fairy Tale by Stephen King Hodder & Stoughton publishes  Stephen King’s Fairy Tale, a fantasy-horror epic about another world than ours. In this tale, good is pitted against evil. A well-read and mature for his age boy and his adopted…

Black Beach

Boekoorsig: Penguin Random House publiseer Black Beach. Tracey Pharoah verwoord hierin Daniel Janse van Rensburg se ware verhaal van aanhouding in een van die wêreld se mees berugte en gevaarlike tronke op Bioka-eiland. Die lokteks op die agterblad lui: “In…

Thrive: The Power of Resilience

Thrive: The Power of Resilience by Richard Sutton is published by Pan Macmillan. Lucas Radebe, former SA soccer icon, describes Thrive as a powerful perspective into human potential. I found it thought-provoking, inspiring and definitely worth a read. Sutton dedicates…

Wimpers op lakens beïndruk

Wimpers op lakens, die selfgepubliseerde boek van Albert Bredenhann soos vertel deur meesterskrywer Sophia Kapp, beïndruk. Bredenhann, ’n boudoirfotograaf, deel aangrypende vertellinge oor vroue wat vir hom poseer het tydens ’n “sexy makeover shoot”. Hy wil vir elke vrou wat…

Black Lion: Alive in the Wilderness

Jonathan Ball Publishers publiseer Black Lion: Alive in the Wilderness ( 281 bladsye) geskryf deur Sicelo Mbatha met Bridget Pitt, ’n omgewingskundige en outeur. Dr. Ian McCallum, ’n spesialis wildernisgids, skryf die volgende op die agterblad: “A remarkable story ……

Impossible Bosses

Jonathan Ball Publishers publishes Impossible Bosses: Secret Strategies to Deal with 8 Archetypal Managers. This practical guide is co-authored by Vivienne Lawack (Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Academic at the University of the Western Cape), Hanlie Lizette Wessels (a corporate executive and director…

Rhino War

Rhino War: A General’s Bold Strategy in the Kruger National Park Pan Macmillan publishes Rhino War by Major General (Ret.) Johan Jooste with Tony Park. What the book is about Rhino War is the riveting account of then 60 year…

Millionaire in the Making

Millionaire in the Making

Author, educator and property expert Laurens Boel wrote Millionaire in the Making to help those who feel stuck in the rat race, like he was. He hopes to educate all South Africans on how to build a stronger financial position…

Pikkewyn en beer

Pikkewyn en beer word uitgegee deur Bumble Books. Deidre Matthee is die outeur en Maria Lebedeau die illustreerder. Kobus Geldenhuys het die teks in Afrikaans vertaal. Hierdie is ’n pragtige storie oor vriendskap. Pikkewyn en Beer is boesemvriende wat alles saam…

The Living Deserts of Southern Africa

The Living Deserts of Southern Africa is published by Struik Nature. I am saddened to hear of the sudden passing of biologist Barry Lovegrove. Nature lovers, students as well as academics will enjoy his fully revised The Living Deserts of…

Sky Guide Africa South 2022

Sky Guide for 2022 Sky Guide Africa South 2002 is a practical resource for astronomers – be they novice, amateur or professional Struik Nature together with the Astronomical Society of Southern Africa (ASSA) publish this annual guide. The society celebrates…

The Big Rescue – A Little 5 Tale

Bumble Books (Pty) Ltd publishes The Big Rescue – A little 5 tale. The Big Rescue – A little 5 tale, written and illustrated by Janina Pechova, is a soft cover book of 32 pages. This delightful story of a…

Willem Pretorius, iewers, êrens

Op Louise Viljoen se leeslys Willem Pretorius se koffietafelboek getiteld Willem Pretorius, iewers, êrens is propvol kunswerke en skryfsels wat kunsliefhebbers sal bekoor. Ek is opgewonde oor hierdie pragtige koffietafelboek en kan nie wag om dit te lees nie. Só…