Δευτέρα, 6 Μαρτίου 2017

Stephen Hayes, A children’s novel about apartheid


Khanya
 
My children’s novel Of Wheels and Witches is available for 100% discount from March 5-11 [2017], to mark “Read an e-book Week”. It normally sells for US$2.99, but for this week it will be free if you go to the site and enter the coupon number when you check it out.
In the story a Johannesburg schoolboy goes to spend the school holidays at a farm in the Drakensberg. There he meets three other children from different backgrounds. They have fun riding horses and exploring caves, until they encounter an ominous symbol of a wheel, and through a witch they learn of a plot to harm the father of one of them and they embark on a cross country journey to warn him.
You may read more about the background to the story here A children’s novel about apartheid | Khanya. It’s intended for children aged about 9-11, but those over 18 might also like it.

The promotion begins at 10:01 am on Sunday 5th March, and ends at 09:59 am on Sunday 12 March (South African time). For one week only, thousands of Smashwords authors and publishers will provide readers deep discounts on ebooks, with coupon code levels for 25%-off, 50%-off, 75%-off and FREE. You can find more about it here.


If you are a reviewer of books, on blogs, or journals, or anywhere else, please use this opportunity to grab yourself a free review copy.
So get it here, if not for yourself, then for your children, or grandchildren or godchildren. Encourage them to write reviews of it to saw what they liked about it, what they didn’t like about it, things they didn’t understand, and what they learned from it that they didn’t know before. And if anyone wants to write a review on Good Reads, you can find it here.

See also

The Orthodox Church in the Republic of South Africa
Afrikaners en die transendente: Waarom ek die Ortodoksie gekies het



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