Written by: The Jabulani Kunye team
Halala Winner! is a comic story told in isiXhosa and English. It’s the first in a collection of stories, called ‘My world, My words’. These stories have cartoon illustrations and use a mix of South African languages to tell local and exciting stories.
Sibulele is new at Jabulani Junior School. There he meets the Cool Girls and Funky Boys who call him a ‘loser’. Luckily he has friends who stick up for him: Anele, a classmate, and Mr Dube who sells fruit at the taxi rank. And when his class goes on a school outing, and danger threatens, Sibulele learns that winning can happen in all sorts of ways …
The Jabulani Kunye team includes Xolisa Guzula, illustrator Brandan Reynolds, Dorothy Dyer and Ros Haden
Compiled by: FunDza
The stories, blogs and poetry in this anthology explores the stark divides that exist in our communities and our country, South Africa. Written by a range of writers – from published authors to talented school students – these powerful narratives give voice to those who are poor and discriminated against, and are threaded through with hope and resistance.
Author: Bontle Senne, translated by Sifiso Mzobe
ABazingeli Bezithunzi batholile ukuthi uma behlula uJikelele ngoBusuku Benyanga Embovu, iButho Lezithunzi lizolala ungunaphakade. Ngokuhamba kwemizuzu, njengoba inyanga iphenduka umbala obomvu, umoya wakudala obizwa ngo/Kaggen uhlangana nabo Abazingeli Bezithunzi. Kodwa uJikelele uyisosha elinengozi kunawo wonke…ngabe Abazingeli Bezithunzi Bahlangene no/Kaggen bazophumelela?
Author: Bontle Senne
It’s a race against time for the Shadow Chasers. Led by the General, an army of monsters is intent on destroying this world. The Shadow Chasers have discovered that if they defeat the General on the Night of the Red Moon, her army will sleep forever. As the minutes tick by, and the moon turns blood red, the Shadow Chasers are joined by the ancient god/Kaggen. But the General is the fiercest and most dangerous warrior of all… are their combined forces going to be enough?
Cover2Cover is a small independent publisher, publishing fiction for children and young adults, including our flagship Harmony High series. We publish memoirs of inspirational South Africans under our Face2Face imprint.