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Nal'ibali supplement edition 124

In this edition, we talk about the importance of family stories. Whether it's an old folktale, or a story of how your parents or grandparents met, or simply a funny tale told by someone in your family, they are powerful! We also reflect on World Read Aloud Day 2017, and the huge impact we were able to make with your help. PLUS we have three new stories for your and the children in your life: 'The African orchestra' by Wendy Hartmann, Joan Rankin and illustrated by Marlise Joubert, 'Where's is daddy?' by Xolisa Guzula and Mandi Mbude, illustrated by Carolize Jansen, AND 'Bhuti rabbit's boring day' by Helen Brain, illustrated by Samantha van Riet.

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Nal'ibali supplement edition 123

This edition is all about #CatchMeReading in May! Whether you it's you, your child or a stranger you ask, we want to see photos of people getting caught reading! The best photos will WIN the #CatchMeReading competition and recieve a beautiful book hamper. This month is also about Mother's Day, so we have some fun and sweet Mother's Day card ideas. We also feature three new stories: 'Who is our friend' Gerhard Van Wyk, Jade Mathieson and illustrated by Lara de Groot (Bookdash), 'The market superman' by Ignatius Mabasa and illustrated by Joseph Mugisha (Heartlines) PLUS 'The best street in the world' by Kirsten Hartmann, illustrated by Johann Strauss.

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Nal'ibali supplement edition 122

In this edition, we explore the power of reading aloud. We interview FUNda Leader, Mihlalikazi Khumalo, about her passion and commitment to literacy activism PLUS we have another three stories for you: 'An extraordinary egg' written by Leo Lionni and illustrated by Marlise Jouber (Jacana Media), 'Animals' written by Jude Daly and illustrated by Alet Kruger (Jacana Media), PLUS our final story 'Storm' written by Jude Daly and illustrated by Alzette Prins.

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Nal'bali supplement edition 121

This edition celebrates Dr. Seuss's Day! We also answer useful questions from our readers with topics ranging from finding stories to the best way to tell your children exciting stories. In addition to our Get Story Active section, we also have THREE new stories for you. Read 'A little ant's big plan' written by Candice Dingwall and Steven McKimmie, and illustrated by Telri Stoop (Bookdash), 'Life's lost and found' written by Sindiwe Magona and illustrated by Heather Iggulden (Heartlines) AND 'Tortoise and the birds' written by Nicky Webb and illustrated by Jiggs Snaddon-Wood.

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Nal'bali supplement edition 120

It's the World Read Aloud Day edition! We'll inspire you with activities, tips and advice on how to make World Read Aloud Day 2017 the biggest one yet! Find out how to sign up with thousands of Nal'ibalians and help us break last year's record. Our cut-out-and-keep story has been specially written for WRAD: 'The best sound in the world' written by Niki Daly and illustrated by Rico. PLUS there's two additional stories to read aloud: 'Lara, the yellow ladybird' by Catherine Holtzhausen and Martha Evans, and illustrated by Nadene Kriel (Bookdash) as well as 'The bouncing cabbage' by Helen Brain and illustrated by Vian Oelofsen.

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Nal'bali supplement edition 119

Happy New Year! In our first 2017 edition, we'll help you set some exciting new year reading goals for your and your little one. Take a look at our new radio story timeslots to tune in, AND enjoy another three stories to kick off the year! You'll find 'Mu's wolf problem' by Maria Lebedera, 'There must be a rainbow' by Sinomonde Ngwane, Nerissa Govender and Thulisizwe Mamba (Bookdash), 'Everyone's special' by Kai Tuomi and illustration and Natalie and Tamsin Hinrichsen.

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Nal'bali supplement edition 118

This edition is all about the fun and excitement of the holiday season - with the added joy of stories and reading! With 20 super easy and fun holiday reading activities, you'll be set for Decemeber! We have three new stories for you: 'Amazing daisy' by Nozizwe Herero and Siya Masuku, illustrated by Leona Ingram (Bookdash), 'Zama and the clean enough stuff' written by Fiona Jackson and illustrated by Diek Grobler (Heartlines), PLUS 'The best, best friend' written by Jude Daly, illustrated by Magriet Brink and Leo Daly.

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Nal'bali supplement edition 117

In this edition, we explore the usefulness of picture books AND chat to a talented FUNda Leader who writes poems. We feature three new stories: 'Nicholas and the wild ones' written and illustrated by Niki Daly (Jacana Media), 'That's better' by William Gumede and Alzette Prins (Jacana Media) and 'Why monkeys live in trees' by Nicky Webb and illustrated by Richard Mackintosh. In addition, we have our popular Get Story Active ideas as well as a fun drawing and writing activity!

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Nal'bali supplement edition 116

In this edition, we talk about how to get your little reluctant readers to start engaging with books – using gentle encouragement and read-aloud sessions! We also feature Mzwandile Lugogo, one of our first FUNda Leaders, and the powerful work he’s doing in his community! PLUS we have yet another three stories to keep you and your little ones entertained: ‘The tooth fairy’ by Zama Nkosi and illustrated by Heather Iggulden, ‘Lazola’s lost goat’ by Dorothy Dyer and illustraed by Jesse Breytenbach (Camridge University Press) AND ‘How the ostrich got a long neck’ by Wendy Hartmann and illustrated by Jiggs Snaddon-Wood.

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Nal'bali supplement edition 115

In this edition, we talk about how you can create a culture of reading in your home, and we celebrate the launch of our amazing FUNda Leader campaign! Take a look at thr colourful launch, as well as details on how YOU can become a FUNda Leader too. We also have three new stories for you: ‘Helga’s big splash’ by Matthew Kalil and illustrated by Archie Collier,  ‘Tam on top’ by Kerry Sadien and illustrated by Jesse Breytenbach, AND ‘A ghost in Granny’s pyjamas’ by Kai Tuomi and illustrated by Margiet Brink and Leo Daly.

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Nal'ibali supplement edition 114

In this edition, we celebrate Literacy Day and how we can all work together to make South Africa a literate country, as well as our new partnership with Blind SA! PLUS you can take a look at three beautiful, new stories: ‘All the magic in the world’ by Wendy Hartmann and illustrated by Niki Daly (Songololo), ‘Knock knock’ by Carole Bloch, illustrated by Alzette Prins (Jacana Media), AND ‘Thoko’s first library book’ by Niki Daly.

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Nal'ibali supplement edition 113

In this edition, we teach you how you can become a star storyteller! We also feature Melusi Sibiya, CEO of Times Knowledge Learning Foundation, who is passionate about making a difference in his community! We feature a story sent to us by an avid reader, AND we have another three new stories for you: ‘Together we’re strong’ by Liesl Jobson, Alice Toich and illustrated by Nazli Jacobs, ‘Old stockings, please’ by Nanziwe Mzuzu and illustrated by Tasia Rosser AND ‘Koketso loses the chickens’ by Patricia de Villiers and illustrated by Vian Oelofsen.

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Nal'ibali supplement edition 112

In this edition, we explore how stories have the power to create long-lasting social change! We speak to the heroes at Bookdash – talented individuals who come together to create beautiful books for kids around the country and the world. PLUS we feature another three stories: ‘Stronger than a lion’ by Sindiwe Magona and illustrated by Neil Blomkamp, ‘Is there anyone like me?’ by Fred Strydom, Jess Jardim-Wedepohl and illustrated by Stephen Wallace (Bookdash) AND ‘The best detective’ by Wendy Hartmann, illustrated by Rico.

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Nal'ibali supplement edition 111

In this edition, we explore the importance of fathers and other male reading role models in children’s lives.  We also look back at this year’s incredible World Read Aloud Day and the record that Nal’ibali broke! PLUS we feature three new stories just for you: ‘The first day of forever’ written by the children of Arniston (Parliamentary Millenium Programme and SundayTimes ReadRight), ‘Shongololo’s shoes’ Megan Lötter Jacqui L’Ange and Marteli Kleyn,  and ‘Stone soup’ by Helen Brain and illustrated by Alzette Prins.

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Nal'ibali supplement edition 110

In this edition, globally renown storyteller Gcina Mhlophe discusses the powerful stories of Africa that changed her life.  We feature our recommended schildren’s books on our ‘Bookshelf’ section, PLUS we feature three new stories: ‘Kasanko’s dream’ by Gcina Mhlophe and illustrated by Lalelani Mbhele, ‘I will help you’ by Andrea Abbott, Olivia Villet and illustrated by Fathima Kathrada, AND ‘The glass mountain’ by Kai Tuomi, illustrated by Tamsin and Natalie Hinrichsen.

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Nal'ibali supplement edition 109

In this edition, we explore what Nal’ibali means when we say “reading for enjoyment” – you’ll be surprised at its power! We also introduce you to the new platform we’re on – WeChat! We also have some beautiful Mother’s Day card ideas, PLUS three new stories: ‘The great big fish’ by Ann Walton and Trish de Villiers, ‘Granny’s place’ by Nonhlahla Dlamini and Pinkie Wilson, ‘A salad with eight colours’ by Helen Brain, illustrated by Rico.

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Nal'bali supplement edition 108

In this edition, we explore the process that children undertake to reach literacy. From pretend-reading and pretend-writing, to memorizing words of story, kids learn to read in very different and fascinating ways. We also inspire you to carry a poem in your pocket in April, PLUS we feature three more stories for you: ‘The magic mokoro’  (Sunday Times story book collection), ‘Whose button is this?’ by Paul Kennedy, James Woolley and illustrated by Louise Gale (Bookdash), AND ‘Tortoise takes a taxi’  by Kai Tuomi, illustrated by Jiggs Snaddon-Wood.

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Nal'ibali supplement edition 107

In this edition, we discuss the importance of World Book Day, and how books shape the way we think and feel. We also have four great ideas to celebrate books, as well as photos from our reading club that was visited by Julia Donaldson – the creator of the popular children’s book, ‘The Gruffalo’. PLUS we have three new stories: ‘Searching for the spirit of spring’ by Mosa Mahlaba, Selina Morulane and Sibusiso Mkhwanazi (Bookdash), ‘Bugs’ by Jude Daly (Jacana Media) AND ‘Koketso’s favourite journey’ by Particia de Villiers and Vian Oelofsen.uss.

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Nal'ibali supplement, edition 106

In this edition, we talk about how books, stories and reading are an investment in your children.  You can also check out an interview of Athandiwe Sikade – last year’s adorable Story Bosso winner! In addition, we have THREE new stories for you: ‘Grandpa’s gold’ by Kerry Saadien-Raad, Elsabe Milandri and Mathilda de Blois, ‘Who has enough puff’ Pierre Cotze, Leighton Jones and Shan Fischer (Uitgewers Publishers),  PLUS ‘Detective Gus, the gorilla’ by Ann Walton and Rob Foote.

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Nal'ibali supplement edition 105

This is our read-aloud edition of the supplement, in preparation for World Read Aloud Day (WRAD)! We feature read-aloud tips, ten ways to read aloud with children AND our official WRAD story! Check out ‘Neo and the big wide world’ by Vianne Venter and illustrated by Rico, ‘Lulu’ by Niki Daly (Jacana Media) and ‘The farmer and his family’ by Shasha Seakamela, illustrated by Johann Strauss.

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