PAR­ENT­ING NEWS Mak­ing fam­ily life even bet­ter

This great se­lec­tion of books will keep the book­worm in your home con­tent dur­ing the hol­i­days...

Your Family - - Contents -

FOR THE TWEEN AND TEEN GIRLS: When ex­plicit pho­tos of 18-year-old Izzy and a politi­cian’s son are pub­lished on­line, the trolls set out to tear her apart, and she soon re­alises that the way the world treats teenage girls is not okay. The Ex­act Op­po­site of Okay is an in­for­ma­tive read in which author Laura Steven cre­ates a fas­ci­nat­ing plot to touch on the se­ri­ous is­sue of cy­ber­bul­ly­ing faced by teens all over the world. R180

FOR THE FAIRY-TALE LOVERS: This beau­ti­ful book is a col­lec­tion of 12 beloved and clas­sic fairy-tales by Hans Chris­tian An­der­son, in­clud­ing The Lit­tle Mer­maid, The Ugly Duck­ling, and Thum­be­lina. The sto­ries fea­ture visu­ally stim­u­lat­ing 3D in­ter­ac­tions, in­clud­ing a swim­ming mer­maid, a flower that re­veals Thum­be­lina, and a duck­ling turn­ing into a swan. For read­ers of all ages (in­clud­ing Mom and Dad!) R520

LAUGH OUT LOUD: Best friends Andy and Terry are back with new ad­ven­tures in their spec­tac­u­lar tree­house, which now has 13 lev­els, in­clud­ing a never-end­ing stair­case, a burp bank,

and a mighty fortress. Join the friends in The 104-Storey Tree­house as they race against time to find a funny story for their next book. R130

CLAS­SIC TALE GIVEN A MOD­ERN RE­VAMP:

Linda New­bery brings KM Pey­ton’s leg­endary Flam­bards se­ries – orig­i­nally pub­lished in 1967 – into the present day. In The Key to Flam­bards, 14-year-old Grace Rus­sell spends the sum­mer at Flam­bards, her mother’s an­ces­tral home, while re­cov­er­ing from a dev­as­tat­ing ac­ci­dent that has changed her life. R300

IN­SPI­RA­TION FOR THE BOYS

In this beau­ti­fully il­lus­trated book, Ben Brooks tells the in­spi­ra­tional sto­ries of fa­mous and not-so­fa­mous men, past and present, who went on to make the world a bet­ter place in their own spe­cial way. From our own funny guy Trevor Noah, mu­si­cian Frank Ocean, and for­mer US Pres­i­dent Barack Obama to US ac­tor Jesse Eisen­berg and foot­baller Li­onel Messi, Sto­ries for Boys who Dare to be Dif­fer­ent is a great read for all boys and young men. R390

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from South Africa

© PressReader. All rights reserved.