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Bumble Books and SB Rights sell Spanish and Catalan language rights

for Katrin Coetzer's Annie Learns to Swim

to Ediciones Jaguar, Madrid, Spain.


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Bumble Books was nominated for the Bologna Prize for the Best Children’s Publisher: Africa 2015 - the only South African Children’s Book Publisher of five selected from Africa.

Bumble Books is committed to showcasing NEW South African illustrator-authors to the international children’s book market.


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To avoid high international shipping costs, most Print Matters art and craft titles are available from: 

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Phone: (+44) 01452 305494 www.globalbookmarketing.co.uk

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Levaillant’s Legacy – A History of South African Ornithology

Roy Siegfried: a remarkable synthesis of the history

of the development of the study of birds in South Africa.

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I am Alex / Ek is Alex

by Elena Agnello and illustrated by Adrie le Rouux

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I am Alex / Ek is Alex

Elena  Nelson / illustrated by Adrie le Roux

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The Great Expedition

Justin Fox / illustrated by Lucy Stuart-Clark

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My Dear Eve – Letters from Camdeboo  - Volumes 1 and 2

edited by Professor Paul Walters and illustrated by Lucy Stuart-Clark:

a collection of letters written by Sita Palmer to Eve Palmer about all aspects of a

farming family’s life in the Karoo. Many of the letters lay the groundwork

for the two books by Eve Palmer about the farm, Cranemere.

More than 400 in number, the letters cover the years 1961 to 1993.

VOLUME 1 /  JUNE 2016 – print matters heritage

VOLUME 2 / SEPTEMBER 2016 – print matters heritage

Coming soon:

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Print Matters 2015 Catalogue is NOW AVAILABLE in pdf format - email: info@printmatters.co.za

The Bumble Books JULY 2015 Catalogue is now available in pdf format - email:  info@printmatters.co.za

Publishing Print Matters publishes books on South African art, craft and heritage with a particular focus on those artists, craftspeople and individuals who have been overlooked yet made an impact on South African culture: they have stories to tell and vision to share that can empower our youth and restore pride in our collective heritage.

Bumble Books, our illustrated children's book imprint, showcases new South African illustrators and authors, with an emphasis upon fun and entertainment.

Publishing Print Matters also packages, markets and distributes books for other publishers as well as corporations, institutions, associations and individuals.

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The PossibiliTree
by Tamlyn Young

“Grown-ups think they are more clever than kids but I don’t think that’s always true. I think grown-ups forget how to do a lot of...More info


JACANA: Who is King? And other tales from Africa
by Beverley Naidoo and Piet Grobler

All kinds of animals feature in these ten sparkling stories from all over Africa by an award-winning author and illustrator. Find out what happens to...More info


Annie Leer Swem
by Katrin Coetzer

Annie se mamma wil hê sy moet leer swem en koop vir haar ʼn nuwe swembroek.   Maar Annie how niks van water nie - dis nat en koud en...More info


Annie Learns to Swim
by Katrin Coetzer

Annie’s mum wants her to learn how to swim; she buys her a new swimming costume. But Annie doesn’t like water – it’s wet and splashy...More info


The Rainbow's Heart
by Richard Latimer

When cousins Dusty Rhodes and Bob Wyre are asked to save a mysterious colony of bees, they must follow a honeyguide across Africa, through border...More info


Mu's Wolf Problem
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Mu is home alone – and afraid to be all by herself. What’s more she can hear scratching and sighing! Whatever can it be? Is...More info


Oom Kallas and the Tortoises
by Claerwen Howie

Can Nick and sally save the tortoises in time? A week on Gran’s farm becomes an adventure of discovery when Oom Kallas introduces them to the...More info


Table Mountain's Holiday
by Lucy Stuart-Clark

Tired of being covered by a cold, cloudy blanket, Table Mountain, an almost fossilised dinosaur, stretches his reptilian legs, waves goodbye to Lion’s Head ......More info


Vumile and the Dragon
by Claerwen Howie - illustrated by Lisa Strachan and Meg Jordi

Will Morris, Granny Ada’s black cat, show Katie something magical? When Joe and Katie arrive to stay on their granny’s farm during the September holidays something...More info


Goggy Bakes Banana Bread OUT OF PRINT
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