Book List in Order:8 titles

  • This is the third story about the cool Nguni calf named Gaps. This time, Gaps and his cousin Sugarbean want to grow mielies and beans for the Farmers' Show. Will they win the prize for the best crop? Gaps's real name is 'Gaps between the Branches'. T...


  • Early one morning three tired, dirty, hungry elders – Blessing, Wisdom and Love – knock on the door of a family home. The family wishes to invite them in but they can only choose one visitor to enter their home. Which of the three do they pick? T...


  • Gaps the Cool Nguni takes his “know-it-all” companion, the cattle Egret, on a gentle journey of discovery Continuing the Bester sisters’ beloved Cool Nguni series, I Know That! follows Gaps, the Nguni calf, as he introduces his friend, the you...


  • A creative and engaging tale, this book presents a fable to justify Dog’s frightened behavior around storms. Accompanied by delightful illustrations, it explains why Dog’s eyes grow wild and why he shivers and shakes and hides away. Demonstrating...


  • Gaps, the endearing Nguni calf, and his cousin Sugarbean—named because of her speckled, sugar bean-like hide—want to play a game of soccer before sundown, but they must first find their missing ball, hidden somewhere in Africa's vast, majestic...


  • An adaptation of a traditional African folktale, this tale finds Gaps, a young Nguni calf, in the midst of frantic, colorful preparations for his big sister's wedding. The problem is that the trousers his father has given him to wear to the wedding a...


  • This richly illustrated story is about a young Nguni calf, who questions his identity in relation to other cattle breeds, and his loving mother, who responds by telling him a tale of the origins and importance of his own breed, the indigenous Ngu...


  • Based on a classic tale told all across Africa that teaches children to think about the consequences of their actions, this charmingly illustrated book follows Sheep, Goat, and Dog as they impulsively decide to take a taxi ride to the sea, only to ...