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    Catching Tadpoles

    Ronnie Kasrils’s memoir reflects on compelling questions as to what turned a white youngster from a modest background into a life-long revolutionary of note. A tiny minority who abandoned a life of ...

    • Author: Ronnie Kasrils
    • Publisher: JACANA
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Price: £16.95

A Sample of Forthcoming and New Books

Here you will find a selection of our favorite books.

Books
A Brief History of South Africa
John Pampallis and Maryke Bailey​
Jacana Media
£18.95
A Brief History of South Africa is an introduction to South African history from the earliest times to the Mandela Presidency. Using both a narrative chronology and thematic chapters, the book encourages critical thinking about how history shaped South Africa....
A Dark Iris
Elizabeth J. Jones
BLUE BANYAN BOOKS
£10.99
It is 1972 and 12-Year-old Rebekah Eve is excited to be on her way to the prestigious Meridian Institute with her best friend, Wanda. But Rebekah’s joy is dampened by her parents’ separation. She misses having her father at home...
A Little Horse Called Pancakes
Candice Noakes-Dobson
JACANA
£8.99
Meet: A Little Horse Called Pancakes… !  Adapted from real-life characters and events within the Cape Town horse-riding community. Set against the backdrop of an all-important dressage competition, these three stories see a legendary miniature horse taken ill by a life-threatening...
A Pig in a Parachute
Rebecca Tortello
BLUE BANYAN BOOKS
£7.99
Playtime is adventure time with A Pig in a Parachute. The story brings quirky, colourful, and furry animals like silver snakes and lavender lions, twirling, flying and careening from the pages.  Kids learn new words while exploring dreams and being...
A to Z of SA Politics 3rd Ed
Kashiefa Ajam, Kevin Ritchie, Lebogang Seale, Janet Smith, Thabiso Thakali
JACANA
£16.95
Puzzled by the difference between a coalition and confidence-and-supply? Confused about how McKinsey, Trillian and a bunch of corrupt individuals at Eskom fleeced the utility? Don’t know your Nhlapo Commission from your Moerane Commission? The third edition of Jacana’s popular...
An Unwitting Assassin
Susie Cazenove
BOOKSTORM
£14.95
The intimate and personal story behind the man who tried to kill Verwoerd but didn’t succeed Release scheduled for anniversary of the assassination attempt Follows the success in 2018 of The Man Who Killed Apartheid “The raucous wail of sirens pierced the quiet...
B is for Breadfruit
Staysean Daley
BLUE BANYAN BOOKS
£5.99
B is for Breadfruit is a charming, colourful, vibrant set of alphabet flashcards that bring more than a fun way to learn the ABCs. Along with the alphabet, budding readers are introduced to Jamaica’s rich, diverse culture. From vibrant ferns...
Catching Tadpoles
Ronnie Kasrils
JACANA
£16.95
Ronnie Kasrils’s memoir reflects on compelling questions as to what turned a white youngster from a modest background into a life-long revolutionary of note. A tiny minority who abandoned a life of privilege were the antithesis of conventionality and toeing...
Charlie the Crocodile And Other Ridiculous Rhymes
Theresa C. Givans
BLUE BANYAN BOOKS
£7.99
Sleepy Crocodiles, yummy Jamaican treats and moon-cows with impeccable table manners, await you in this delightful picture book which features nursery rhymes with a Jamaican twist. Charlie the Crocodile and Other Ridiculous Rhymes, with it’s silly, memorable and utterly fun...