Isabel Uys


Isabel Uys is a prize winning South African author. She spent 14 years of her life as a teacher and five years as a book selector at the former Educational Library. She specialises in dictionaries, language aids and fact books. Many of her books were on best selling lists and have been reprinted and updated 13 - 15 times. Her fist book was published in 1994 and is still in print and an excellent seller. Isabel has a great love and respect for animals and believes that it is every person’s duty to take care of the planet and the animals that live on it.She lives with her husband, six cats (5 are adopted stray cats) and a wonderful Bouvier in Stellenbosch in the Western Cape. She has two grown-up sons.

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Where to buy in print


The Basic English-Spanish Dictionary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Spanish, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Foreign Language Study / Spanish
This useful and beautiful dictionary is a word and phrase book for all people who would like to learn words and phrases in any of these two languages. The book contains more than 600 words and color photos of the actual objects. It is aimed at children, adults and tourists. The photos make it easy to find words in English or Spanish. The information is arranged alphabetically under 52 topics.
Great English
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,470. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
This book provides all the information needed to use English grammar and punctuation properly. The grammar rules are clearly explained. A great asset is the comprehensive reference lists which are not found in other study aids. The general knowledge section provides lots of useful facts. An excellent tool for doing homework or preparing for exams.
The Basic English Afrikaans Xhosa Zulu Aid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,440. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Reference / Dictionaries
This beautiful book contains words and phrases in four major South African languages: English, Afrikaans, Xhosa and Zulu. It is aimed at adults and children. The words are arranged under 43 subjects for easy reference. More than 500 colour photos of the real objects are included to illustrate words and phrases. It is an extremely useful book for tourists and South Africans living overseas.