Janet Keegans was born in the UK, but raised in Africa — first Uganda, then Zimbabwe. Her childhood playground was the African bush, literally at the end of the garden. After a career in advertising, she now lives in Cape Town, but the magic of Africa’s remote wilderness, wildlife and folklore remains close to her heart.
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Moonhag and The Monster Monkey
FREE Fun Story for kids: This is the short and funny story of how Kubuka (a young vervet monkey) met and became friends with Bazi (a young spotted hyena). Children of about 5 and up will enjoy this simple tale, and might even learn a few facts about African wildlife - such as how many different creatures make their homes in ant hills. And who is Moonhag? Read on and find out!
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Kubuka & The Magic Calabash
Kubuka is a monkey with a mission! Set in Africa at a time of drought, this is the tale of Kubuka’s quest to find the magic calabash — a task given to him by Amanzi the rain spirit, who is held captive in the depths of a baobab tree. This beautifully illustrated story weaves fact with myth in a wondrous adventure that will enthral children aged six to 12.
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