In this charmingly illustrated book, the celebrated storyteller Wendy Maartens compiled 21 stories of unsung South African heroes. Some stories are as alive as the windswept contours of Table Mountain. Others are so current that the joyous marvel of the events is still settling.
Discover how Job Maseko sank an enemy warship. Rejoice with the boy who walked barefoot through a war and follow the footsteps of the San boys who were kidnapped by traders.
Be inspired by former slave, Emilie Lehn’s survival of severe hardships and celebrate the long-awaited restoral of Sarah Baartman’s honour after her death.
This collection is the perfect gift for any young story lover!
Illustrations by Linki Brand
Lapa Publishers, 2019