Shudu Finds Her Magic 

Written by Shudufhadzo Musida
Illustrations by Chantelle and Burgen Thorne

Available in English, Afrikaans, isiXhosa,
isiZulu, Sesotho & Tshivenda

Miss South Africa 2020 Shudufhadzo Musida. Pic by Yolanda van der Stoep copy

About the Author 

Shudufhadzo Musida was born on 18 July 1996 in the village of Ha-Masia, Limpopo, South Africa. She obtained a Bachelor of Social Science degree in philosophy, politics and economics from the University of Pretoria. She also has an honours degree in international relations from the University of Witwatersrand. She is a South African model and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss South Africa 2020. Shudu is devoted to advocating for mental health awareness and the educational and economic empowerment of children and women.

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Virtual book readings for schools

Shudufhadzo Musida will be available for virtual book readings of her children’s picture book Shudu Finds Her Magic.

The ideal audiences would be preschoolers aged 5–7 years and foundation phase learners aged 7–9 years.
Kindly complete and submit the information below if you would like to book a virtual reading.
Schools may pre-order copies of Shudu Finds Her Magic in English, Afrikaans, isiXhosa, isiZulu, Sesotho and Tshivenda.
Schools would need to have the necessary facilities to host a virtual event on either Crowdcast or Zoom.

The introduction and reading will take approximately 10–15 minutes. Shudu would be available to answer a few questions thereafter. Please plan for a 20–25 minute session.


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Miss South Africa is a leadership platform for ambitious young South African women. Through a pageantry process, contestants receive world-renowned coaching in addition to advanced networking, business and life skills. Shaped into brand ambassadors for our country, they become champions of women’s rights, thought leaders and savvy career women who inspire other young South Africans to fulfil their potential, recognise their self-worth and find their place in the world.