February 10th – ANTARCTICA – Stay

Making a slight detour from the balmy Caribbean to drop down to Antarctica and the only dog remaining on the continent. A fun story written up by Jesse Blackadder on her visit to Antarctica. It is insightful to the day to day life of the teams of scientists working in the Australian stations. We will…

February 6th – TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO – Act of God

So we have started our island adventure through the Caribbean with a short story from Trinidadian Therese Mills The Avocado. The children shrieked.It is fun. We have been through the whole collection but this was our favourite. Also enjoyed that the book is aimed at school children and so some fun not doing “home” school…

February 5th – VENEZUELA – The streets are free

From one book of a young boy’s ability to be brave and grow into his situation to another book of children effecting change in their city. We enjoyed Kurusa’s book based on a true story which resonates with our city life here in Johannesburg where we have African versions of “barrios”. Interesting discussions followed about…