Every day Chipo wakes with a rumbling tummy. He is too tired to help with chores. He is too tired to go to school. Chipo thinks he might just fade away.
This English and Swahili story links with themes of problem solving, helping others, food accessibility and sharing ideas. Students at East African schools have assisted in translating the English text for this story into KiSwahili and other local African languages. Free PDF copies of this picture book are available for East African schools to download. Please contact Coastal Herd Tales for details.
Available for sale October 2019
How to Reach for the Stars
Little Tembo was wondering about her future
Grandma Bibi said that she should reach for the stars
This English and Swahili story follows Little Tembo’s journey to catch a dream.
The story links with themes of problem solving, encouragement and discovery. Students at Tanzanian primary schools have assisted in translating the English text for this story into KiSwahili. Free PDF copies of this picture book are available for Tanzanian schools to download. Please contact Coastal Herd Tales for details.
Pepperpot and Spice
Spice said he could walk her home.
They were halfway down the street
when Buster began to roam…
Pepperpot is trying to get fit walking around the neighbourhood when trouble swoops. She flees into a neighbour’s yard for help. Can Spice’s wheels run them out of danger and get Pepperpot safely home?
This book links with the themes of fitness and healthy living, friendship and disability.
Pepperpot and Salty
Pepperpot did not like change.
She missed her old neighbours,
these newcomers seemed strange…
New neighbours have moved in next door to Pepperpot. She is alarmed that they look like pirates and plans to help them move back out. Then real danger threatens and Pepperpot is quite surprised by who comes to save her.
'Pepperpot & Salty' is a picture book encouraging children to be open minded about others who are different.
Available 10th December, 2016, through selected bookstores nationally.
Pepperpot Gray is Grandma’s cat.
Her life is calm and peaceful.
Nothing can change that…
But one morning change does come to Pepperpot’s life. She is woken by a scream and finds a family member in danger. Can she come up with a plan to save the day?
"Pepperpot" has been written as an enjoyable picture book for all about a quirky cat who does not like change.
Targeted at Kindergarten to lower Primary, Pepperpot’s story has been written to be enjoyed by all but it also includes plot devices that allow some parallels to be drawn between Pepperpot and those living on the autism spectrum.
Pepperpot can be purchased through selected bookstores nationally.