Hic...hic... Hiccups! Siswati Version by Dianne Hofmeyr


Hic...hic... Hiccups! Siswati Version by Dianne Hofmeyr

This title forms part of the Little Library programme, which consists of a Literacy Kit, Numeracy Kit and Life Skills Kit. These were developed to respond to a need for high-quality, indigenous books for the younger members of our communities. The kits have been revised to meet the changing needs of learners, schools and new education policies. Many of the well-loved stories, posters and activities have been kept and exciting new stories have been added. The posters, activities and the Teacher's Guide have all been revised to provide fresh, new ideas to try out in the classroom. Hic ...hic ...hiccups! is a title in the Little Library Literacy Kit. Summary: Baby has hiccups. The family members try various ways of getting rid of the hiccups. Main concepts: family members, action words (verbs). Problem solving is also covered.

About the Author

Dianne Hofmeyr

Dianne Hofmeyr grew up next to the sea, on the southern tip of Africa, and has travelled just about everywhere in Africa since. Her father was a mapmaker - helping her to plot not only the stars and unfamiliar terrain but also the texture and smell of new experiences. Her writing is a result of journeys with notebook and camera through places like Eygpt, Tunisia and Zimbabwe. Her teenage fiction has won the prestigious M-Net Book prize, judged with adult fiction, the Sanlam GOLD for Youth Literature (twice), the Sanlam SILVER award, the YOUNG AFRICA AWARD, an IBBY HONOURS BOOK award and a YOUNG AFRICA award. In South Africa, 'The Waterbearer' has won the M.E.R. award and is currently shortlisted for the Sunday Times Book of the Year.

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16 pages
Interest Age: From 4


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Publication date

14th February 2008



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