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– Eusebius McKaiser, author, broadcaster and political analyst

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“I had great fun reading this
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– Saul Dubow, author of South Africa’s Struggle for Human Rights

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“…the Kruger Park and
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– Professor Gillian Straker, co-author of The Talking Cure

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“A rare and intimate insight…
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– Johannesburg Review of Books

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“The stories seek to understand,
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– Professor Hakim Adi, University of Chichester, England

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Children's Books

Jacana Media has a diverse range of children's books​

Remarkable stories, beautifully illustrated and published in multiple South African languages (Afrikaans, English, isiNdebele, isiXhosa, isiZulu, Sepedi, Sesotho, Setswana, Siswati, Tshivenda, and Xitsonga) our children’s catalogue has something for every young reader.
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The Jacana Literary Foundation (JLF) is a not-for-profit organisation which seeks to promote and foster excellent writing from South and southern Africa through a number of initiatives.