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World Donkey Day

WIN a hard copy of Caring Kids for your school library containing six wonderful animal welfare stories (including a donkey story)!

Fill in the form below and send us an answer by Friday 12 May 2023.

Question: What do donkey nannies do?

[Tip! The answer lies in the lesson plan for Donkey Day]


Hard copies of Caring Kids are available in SeSotho, isiXhosa, Afrikaans and English.

The winners will be notified on

15 May 2023.

Sign up for FREE on our platform and stand a chance to WIN this reader for your class in your choice of language (40 English or 40 Afrikaans).  Download Sanele's Story and answer the 3 questions on page 6 to enter for the lucky draw.

What's so special about this reader?

Suitable for learners in Grades 4, 5, 6 or 7, Goosie’s Story (also in Afrikaans titled Appelliefie se Storie) is a novelette about a hen who is rescued from a battery cage and is given a chance to lead a normal life.

Goosie’s Story and Appelliefie se Storie are included in the Department of Education’s catalogue of library resources, and Appelliefie se Storie was selected by the Western Cape Department of Education as a recommended reader in 2012.

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Meet the Author

Louise van der Merwe, author of Goosie's Story,

tells you why she wrote the book. 

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