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Our published books are a celebration of all our nation’s languages.


Nal'ibali story anthology for pre-school children (ECD)

A collection of 20 original and beautiful illustrated South African stories for early childhood. The stories in this collection are suitable for children from 0–7 years old, so start enjoying this book together as soon as you can!

Ke Leeto (It's a journey)

 Ke Leeto (it’s a journey) story collection 1, is a collection of 30 children’s stories written by children and parents from Malokela Circuit located in Fetakgomo Tubatse Local Municipality in Sekhukhune East District, Limpopo. The book contains 20 stories written in Sepedi, 10 English stories, and various colourful hand-drawn illustrations designed by children.  

Iingqondi zeQhagqiwa

 Iingqondi zeQhagqiwa is a collection of stories, poems, illustrations and letters in IsiXhosa submitted by learners from schools that are supported by the Nal'ibali-VW Project in Kariega, Eastern Cape. 

World Read Aloud Day Collection

To celebrate Nal’ibali’s 10th birthday we put together a collection of the last 10 years’ World Read Aloud Day stories, in all SA languages.

All these stories are available in our Multilingual Stories.

Read Aloud Collection

Collections of our original, beautifully illustrated children’s stories in all SA languages, perfect for reading aloud at bedtime. Or anytime!

All these stories are available in our Multilingual Stories.

Cadbury’s Glass + a Half Story Collection

Original stories and illustrations commissioned by Cadbury’s for South African children to enjoy with their families.

All these stories are available in our Multilingual Stories.

Nganeno komlambo iQhagqiwa

Translated as “Before the Qhagqiwa”, is a collection of original isiXhosa stories written by pupils from primary schools in Kariega, Eastern Cape. Edited by Mzoli Mavimbela and Madoda Ndlakuse, this book is illustrated by Paul Madela and is an expression of these children’s experiences during the pandemic.