Zukiswa Wanner’s newest title Africa (A True Book: The Seven Continents) is now available. It will be the South African author’s third children’s book. Zukiswa…View More Zukiswa Wanner’s “Africa (A True Book: The Seven Continents)” now available.
The Golden Baobab Prize 2018 shortlist was announced on December 16, 2018. No finalist will be awarded this year. The Golden Baobab Prize, established in…View More Golden Baobab Prize 2018 shortlist announced; no official winner awarded.
Ugandan publisher and literary advocacy organisation Sooo Many Stories has opened a children’s library in Bugolobi, Uganda. Sooo Many Stories was introduced to many followers…View More Sooo Many Stories opens Children’s Library in Uganda.
The Golden Baobab Prize 2018 longlist has been announced today on December 7, 2018. The longlist features twelve African children’s authors and illustrators from six…View More Golden Baobab Prize 2018 longlist announced.
The Golden Baobab Prize 2018 judges were announced on November 15, 2018. They are Akoss Ofori-Mensah, Kathy Knowles, Daphne Lee, Sarah Odedina, Akua Peprah, and…View More Golden Baobab Prize 2018 judges announced.
Ugandan publishing house Sooo Many Stories has made a callout for children’s literature. The callout is only for those who come from Uganda. Sooo Many…View More Callout: Sooo Many Stories seeks your children’s literature (Uganda only)
The Day of the African Child 2018, celebrated annually on June 16, was this year marked with song and dance led by Nairobi based “Time…View More Day of the African Child 2018 celebrated by Nairobi based “Time Out.”
Ghanaian writer, Portia Dery is the Africana Book Award 2018 winner for Grandma’s List. The book was illustrated by South African artist Toby Newsome. The…View More Portia Dery is Africana Book Award 2018 winner for Grandma’s List.
The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) Africa Region Conference will happen in Kampala, Uganda from 22nd -24th August 2017. The conference theme…View More The IBBY Africa Region Conference set for Kampala in August 2017
Wangari the Storyteller was the featured performer at Kenya National Library Kids Book Club on July 15, 2017. The Kenya National Library Service is a…View More Wangari the Storyteller features at Kenya National Library Kids Book Club
Golden Baobab has announced a call for submissions for the 2018 Golden Baobab Prize the leading prize for children’s literature on the continent. The Golden…View More Golden Baobab Prize 2018 Call for Submissions
The South Africa Children’s Book Fair 2017 is set to happen at the Birchwood Hotel in Boksburg in Johannesburg from June 15-18, 2017. Some of…View More South Africa Children’s Book Fair 2017 set to rock Jozi
The New Golden Baobab Prize launched on the International Children’s Book Day which was on Saturday 4nd April 2016. International Children’s Book Day is an…View More Golden Baobab Prize 2016 launches on International Children’s Book Day
So you know that the biggest prize in African literature is the Nigeria Prize For Literature right? Well it is. The worst part for the…View More Nigeria Prize For Literature 2015 Calls For Submissions
The winners of 2014 Golden Baobab Prizes were announced yesterday. After many hundreds of entries and tension as we waited to see who would be…View More Golden Baobab 2014 Winners unveiled