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Mpumi's Feast of Love

Mpumi and Gogo share a special bond. They enjoy their time together - which often involves making meals together. When Gogo becomes ill and does not come back from the hospital, Mpumi is left with a very sad heart. Her friends and neighbours make a feast full of love to help Mpumi and her family remember Gogo in a special way.

Mpumi's Feast of Love




from Sewela Langeni Illustrated by Subi Bosa

Making Friends with Feelings

The other kids say boys shouldn’t cry … but Lubabalo’s best advice comes from a voice inside him. Making Friends with Feelings is a compassionate story that teaches boys that it is OK to cry when you are sad and that it is healthy to express your emotions.


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