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Perfect for teaching children about science, other cultures and self-worth
« Reply #50 on: April 27, 2018, 09:07:01 am »
Bheki is small for his age and is bullied by the bigger boys in his African village, but his magic light wins him friends and respect - until the light begins to fade. Join Bheki on his life-changing journey to bring power back to the magic light. Perfect for teaching children about science, other cultures, and self-worth.

Suitable for 7 - 12 yrs.

'The big day has arrived and Bheki's house is flooded with electric light for the first time. He remembers the time, many years before, when his father gave him a light that really did seem to be magic. The torch brought him many friends and a new status in the kraal, until its beam began to fade. Bheki's journey to bring power back to the magic light tested him to the limit but ended in magic of a different kind. It gave him a belief in himself.'

At the end of the story, Bheki explains how batteries work and how electricity is generated and brought into homes across the world.

If you watched Nelson Mandela's funeral service at Qunu you will recognise the similar rural setting in the story. (Nelson Mandela was also a herd boy)

Bheki and the Magic Light was first published by Penguin Books SA.

Review by a teacher.

This was a well-rounded story, taking a simple science idea (electricity) and turning it into something so much more! Yes in this story children will learn about electricity and how it works, in a simple and child-friendly and appropriate way, I also appreciated that safety issues were discussed, but they will also learn about believing in yourself and that you don't need "things" to make you special, you have your own unique qualities and strengths that make you special just as you are. As a teacher in the classroom you are always looking for unique ways to teach children things, and especially things that don't compartmentalise but link multiple subjects together, and this book does just this, so much more than just an interesting tool to use in science class!



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    Re: KU Bheki and the Magic Light (a bullied boy becomes a hero)
    « Reply #51 on: May 05, 2018, 06:55:53 pm »
    Suitable for 7 - 12 yrs.

    'The big day has arrived and Bheki's house is flooded with electric light for the first time. He remembers the time, many years before, when his father gave him a light that really did seem to be magic. The torch brought him many friends and a new status in the kraal, until its beam began to fade. Bheki's journey to bring power back to the magic light tested him to the limit but ended in magic of a different kind. It gave him a belief in himself.'

    At the end of the story, Bheki explains how batteries work and how electricity is generated and brought into homes across the world.

    If you watched Nelson Mandela's funeral service at Qunu you will recognise the similar rural setting in the story. (Nelson Mandela was also a herd boy)

    Bheki and the Magic Light was first published by Penguin Books SA.



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    Re: KU Bheki and the Magic Light (a bullied boy becomes a hero)
    « Reply #52 on: May 13, 2018, 09:25:35 pm »
    Bheki and the Magic Light was first published by Penguin Books SA.

    'The big day has arrived and Bheki's house is flooded with electric light for the first time. He remembers the time, many years before, when his father gave him a light that really did seem to be magic. The torch brought him many friends and a new status in the kraal, until its beam began to fade. Bheki's journey to bring power back to the magic light tested him to the limit but ended in magic of a different kind. It gave him a belief in himself.'

    At the end of the story, Bheki explains how batteries work and how electricity is generated and brought into homes across the world.

    If you watched Nelson Mandela's funeral service at Qunu you will recognise the similar rural setting in the story. (Nelson Mandela was also a herd boy)

    Suitable for 7 - 12 yrs.


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    Re: KU Bheki and the Magic Light (a bullied boy becomes a hero)
    « Reply #53 on: May 19, 2018, 08:40:02 pm »
    Bheki and the Magic Light was first published by Penguin Books SA.

    'The big day has arrived and Bheki's house is flooded with electric light for the first time. He remembers the time, many years before, when his father gave him a light that really did seem to be magic. The torch brought him many friends and a new status in the kraal, until its beam began to fade. Bheki's journey to bring power back to the magic light tested him to the limit but ended in magic of a different kind. It gave him a belief in himself.'

    At the end of the story, Bheki explains how batteries work and how electricity is generated and brought into homes across the world.

    If you watched Nelson Mandela's funeral service at Qunu you will recognise the similar rural setting in the story. (Nelson Mandela was also a herd boy)

    Suitable for 7 - 12 yrs.



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    Re: KU Bheki and the Magic Light (a bullied boy becomes a hero)
    « Reply #54 on: June 01, 2018, 09:57:49 am »
    Bheki and the Magic Light was first published by Penguin Books SA.

    'The big day has arrived and Bheki's house is flooded with electric light for the first time. He remembers the time, many years before, when his father gave him a light that really did seem to be magic. The torch brought him many friends and a new status in the kraal, until its beam began to fade. Bheki's journey to bring power back to the magic light tested him to the limit but ended in magic of a different kind. It gave him a belief in himself.'

    At the end of the story, Bheki explains how batteries work and how electricity is generated and brought into homes across the world.

    If you watched Nelson Mandela's funeral service at Qunu you will recognise the similar rural setting in the story. (Nelson Mandela was also a herd boy)

    Suitable for 7 - 12 yrs.


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    Re: KU Bheki and the Magic Light (a bullied boy becomes a hero)
    « Reply #55 on: June 19, 2018, 10:11:15 am »
    Bheki and the Magic Light was first published by Penguin Books SA.



    'The big day has arrived and Bheki's house is flooded with electric light for the first time. He remembers the time, many years before, when his father gave him a light that really did seem to be magic. The torch brought him many friends and a new status in the kraal, until its beam began to fade. Bheki's journey to bring power back to the magic light tested him to the limit but ended in magic of a different kind. It gave him a belief in himself.'

    At the end of the story, Bheki explains how batteries work and how electricity is generated and brought into homes across the world.

    If you watched Nelson Mandela's funeral service at Qunu you will recognise the similar rural setting in the story. (Nelson Mandela was also a herd boy)

    Suitable for 7 - 12 yrs.

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    Re: KU Bheki and the Magic Light (a bullied boy becomes a hero)
    « Reply #56 on: July 08, 2018, 01:31:20 am »
    Bheki and the Magic Light was first published by Penguin Books SA.



    'The big day has arrived and Bheki's house is flooded with electric light for the first time. He remembers the time, many years before, when his father gave him a light that really did seem to be magic. The torch brought him many friends and a new status in the kraal, until its beam began to fade. Bheki's journey to bring power back to the magic light tested him to the limit but ended in magic of a different kind. It gave him a belief in himself.'

    At the end of the story, Bheki explains how batteries work and how electricity is generated and brought into homes across the world.

    If you watched Nelson Mandela's funeral service at Qunu you will recognise the similar rural setting in the story. (Nelson Mandela was also a herd boy)

    Suitable for 7 - 12 yrs.

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    Re: KU Bheki and the Magic Light (children's action adventure)
    « Reply #57 on: July 24, 2018, 09:59:44 am »
    Bheki and the Magic Light was first published by Penguin Books SA.

    Review
    The high quality of writing and artwork make this book a treasure. It accomplishes what the best children's books do: It tells a compelling story while providing many educational details.
    Review
    As a teacher in the classroom you are always looking for unique ways to teach children things, and especially things that don't compartmentalise but link multiple subjects together, and this book does just this, so much more than just an interesting tool to use in science class!



    A bullied herd boy becomes a hero.

    'The big day has arrived and Bheki's house is flooded with electric light for the first time. He remembers the time, many years before, when his father gave him a light that really did seem to be magic. The torch brought him many friends and a new status in the kraal, until its beam began to fade. Bheki's journey to bring power back to the magic light tested him to the limit but ended in magic of a different kind. It gave him a belief in himself.'

    At the end of the story, Bheki explains how batteries work and how electricity is generated and brought into homes across the world.

    If you watched Nelson Mandela's funeral service at Qunu you will recognise the similar rural setting in the story. (Nelson Mandela was also a herd boy)

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    Re: KU Bheki and the Magic Light (children's action adventure)
    « Reply #58 on: August 10, 2018, 09:56:00 am »
    Bheki and the Magic Light was first published by Penguin Books SA.



    Review
    The high quality of writing and artwork make this book a treasure. It accomplishes what the best children's books do: It tells a compelling story while providing many educational details.
    Review
    As a teacher in the classroom you are always looking for unique ways to teach children things, and especially things that don't compartmentalise but link multiple subjects together, and this book does just this, so much more than just an interesting tool to use in science class!

    'The big day has arrived and Bheki's house is flooded with electric light for the first time. He remembers the time, many years before, when his father gave him a light that really did seem to be magic. The torch brought him many friends and a new status in the kraal, until its beam began to fade. Bheki's journey to bring power back to the magic light tested him to the limit but ended in magic of a different kind. It gave him a belief in himself.'

    At the end of the story, Bheki explains how batteries work and how electricity is generated and brought into homes across the world.

    If you watched Nelson Mandela's funeral service at Qunu you will recognise the similar rural setting in the story. (Nelson Mandela was also a herd boy)

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    Re: KU Bheki and the Magic Light (children's action adventure)
    « Reply #59 on: August 31, 2018, 02:28:05 am »
    Bheki and the Magic Light was first published by Penguin Books SA.



    Review
    The high quality of writing and artwork make this book a treasure. It accomplishes what the best children's books do: It tells a compelling story while providing many educational details.
    Review
    As a teacher in the classroom you are always looking for unique ways to teach children things, and especially things that don't compartmentalise but link multiple subjects together, and this book does just this, so much more than just an interesting tool to use in science class!

    'The big day has arrived and Bheki's house is flooded with electric light for the first time. He remembers the time, many years before, when his father gave him a light that really did seem to be magic. The torch brought him many friends and a new status in the kraal, until its beam began to fade. Bheki's journey to bring power back to the magic light tested him to the limit but ended in magic of a different kind. It gave him a belief in himself.'

    At the end of the story, Bheki explains how batteries work and how electricity is generated and brought into homes across the world.

    If you watched Nelson Mandela's funeral service at Qunu you will recognise the similar rural setting in the story. (Nelson Mandela was also a herd boy)

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    Re: KU Bheki and the Magic Light (children's action adventure)
    « Reply #60 on: September 21, 2018, 07:50:36 am »



    Review
    The high quality of writing and artwork make this book a treasure. It accomplishes what the best children's books do: It tells a compelling story while providing many educational details.
    Review
    As a teacher in the classroom you are always looking for unique ways to teach children things, and especially things that don't compartmentalise but link multiple subjects together, and this book does just this, so much more than just an interesting tool to use in science class!

    'The big day has arrived and Bheki's house is flooded with electric light for the first time. He remembers the time, many years before, when his father gave him a light that really did seem to be magic. The torch brought him many friends and a new status in the kraal, until its beam began to fade. Bheki's journey to bring power back to the magic light tested him to the limit but ended in magic of a different kind. It gave him a belief in himself.'

    At the end of the story, Bheki explains how batteries work and how electricity is generated and brought into homes across the world.

    If you watched Nelson Mandela's funeral service at Qunu you will recognise the similar rural setting in the story. (Nelson Mandela was also a herd boy)

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    Re: KU Bheki and the Magic Light (children's action adventure)
    « Reply #61 on: October 23, 2018, 11:22:34 am »
    Review

    The high quality of writing and artwork make this book a treasure. It accomplishes what the best children's books do: It tells a compelling story while providing many educational details.
    Review
    As a teacher in the classroom you are always looking for unique ways to teach children things, and especially things that don't compartmentalise but link multiple subjects together, and this book does just this, so much more than just an interesting tool to use in science class!

    'The big day has arrived and Bheki's house is flooded with electric light for the first time. He remembers the time, many years before, when his father gave him a light that really did seem to be magic. The torch brought him many friends and a new status in the kraal, until its beam began to fade. Bheki's journey to bring power back to the magic light tested him to the limit but ended in magic of a different kind. It gave him a belief in himself.'

    At the end of the story, Bheki explains how batteries work and how electricity is generated and brought into homes across the world.

    If you watched Nelson Mandela's funeral service at Qunu you will recognise the similar rural setting in the story. (Nelson Mandela was also a herd boy)

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    Re: A gift that a child can keep on opening
    « Reply #62 on: November 15, 2018, 09:36:38 am »
    What better gift can you give to a child other than a book?

    'The big day has arrived and Bheki's house is flooded with electric light for the first time. He remembers the time, many years before, when his father gave him a light that really did seem to be magic. The torch brought him many friends and a new status in the kraal, until its beam began to fade. Bheki's journey to bring power back to the magic light tested him to the limit but ended in magic of a different kind. It gave him a belief in himself.'

    At the end of the story, Bheki explains how batteries work and how electricity is generated and brought into homes across the world.

    If you watched Nelson Mandela's funeral service at Qunu you will recognise the similar rural setting in the story. (Nelson Mandela was also a herd boy)



    Review

    The high quality of writing and artwork make this book a treasure. It accomplishes what the best children's books do: It tells a compelling story while providing many educational details.
    Review
    As a teacher in the classroom you are always looking for unique ways to teach children things, and especially things that don't compartmentalise but link multiple subjects together, and this book does just this, so much more than just an interesting tool to use in science class!

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    Re: Bheki and the Magic Light (children's action adventure)
    « Reply #63 on: January 18, 2019, 10:53:40 am »



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    The high quality of writing and artwork make this book a treasure. It accomplishes what the best children's books do: It tells a compelling story while providing many educational details.
    Review
    As a teacher in the classroom you are always looking for unique ways to teach children things, and especially things that don't compartmentalise but link multiple subjects together, and this book does just this, so much more than just an interesting tool to use in science class!

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    Re: Bheki and the Magic Light (children's action adventure)
    « Reply #64 on: February 17, 2019, 11:14:45 am »



    Review
    The high quality of writing and artwork make this book a treasure. It accomplishes what the best children's books do: It tells a compelling story while providing many educational details.
    Review
    As a teacher in the classroom you are always looking for unique ways to teach children things, and especially things that don't compartmentalise but link multiple subjects together, and this book does just this, so much more than just an interesting tool to use in science class!

    Chinese version



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    Re: Bheki and the Magic Light (children's action adventure)
    « Reply #65 on: March 11, 2019, 07:28:19 am »
    Originally published by Penguin South Africa.



    Review

    The high quality of writing and artwork make this book a treasure. It accomplishes what the best children's books do: It tells a compelling story while providing many educational details.
    Review
    As a teacher in the classroom you are always looking for unique ways to teach children things, and especially things that don't compartmentalise but link multiple subjects together, and this book does just this, so much more than just an interesting tool to use in science class!

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    Re: Bheki and the Magic Light (first published by Penguin SA)
    « Reply #66 on: April 10, 2019, 11:11:05 am »
    'The big day has arrived and Bheki's house is flooded with electric light for the first time. He remembers the time, many years before, when his father gave him a light that really did seem to be magic. The torch brought him many friends and a new status in the kraal, until its beam began to fade. Bheki's journey to bring power back to the magic light tested him to the limit but ended in magic of a different kind. It gave him a belief in himself.'

    At the end of the story, Bheki explains how batteries work and how electricity is generated and brought into homes across the world.

    If you watched Nelson Mandela's funeral service at Qunu you will recognise the similar rural setting in the story. (Nelson Mandela was also a herd boy)



    Review

    The high quality of writing and artwork make this book a treasure. It accomplishes what the best children's books do: It tells a compelling story while providing many educational details.
    Review
    As a teacher in the classroom you are always looking for unique ways to teach children things, and especially things that don't compartmentalise but link multiple subjects together, and this book does just this, so much more than just an interesting tool to use in science class!

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    Re: Bheki and the Magic Light (first published by Penguin SA)
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    Bheki is small for his age and is bullied by the bigger boys in his African village, but his magic light wins him friends and respect - until the light begins to fade. Join Bheki on his life-changing journey to bring power back to the magic light. Perfect for teaching children about science, other cultures, and self-worth.



    Review by a teacher.

    This was a well-rounded story, taking a simple science idea (electricity) and turning it into something so much more! Yes in this story children will learn about electricity and how it works, in a simple and child-friendly and appropriate way, I also appreciated that safety issues were discussed, but they will also learn about believing in yourself and that you don't need "things" to make you special, you have your own unique qualities and strengths that make you special just as you are. As a teacher in the classroom you are always looking for unique ways to teach children things, and especially things that don't compartmentalise but link multiple subjects together, and this book does just this, so much more than just an interesting tool to use in science class!

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    Re: Bheki and the Magic Light (now also in paperback)
    « Reply #69 on: July 18, 2019, 06:28:43 am »
    Bheki is small for his age and is bullied by the bigger boys in his African village, but his magic light wins him friends and respect - until the light begins to fade. Join Bheki on his life-changing journey to bring power back to the magic light. Perfect for teaching children about science, other cultures, and self-worth, as well as being an exciting adventure story.



    Review by a teacher.

    This was a well-rounded story, taking a simple science idea (electricity) and turning it into something so much more! Yes in this story children will learn about electricity and how it works, in a simple and child-friendly and appropriate way, I also appreciated that safety issues were discussed, but they will also learn about believing in yourself and that you don't need "things" to make you special, you have your own unique qualities and strengths that make you special just as you are. As a teacher in the classroom you are always looking for unique ways to teach children things, and especially things that don't compartmentalise but link multiple subjects together, and this book does just this, so much more than just an interesting tool to use in science class!

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    Re: Bheki and the Magic Light (now also in paperback)
    « Reply #70 on: December 19, 2019, 11:12:40 am »
    Bheki is small for his age and is bullied by the bigger boys in his African village, but his magic light wins him friends and respect - until the light begins to fade. Join Bheki on his life-changing journey to bring power back to the magic light. Perfect for teaching children about science, other cultures, and self-worth, as well as being an exciting adventure story.



    Review by a teacher.

    This was a well-rounded story, taking a simple science idea (electricity) and turning it into something so much more! Yes in this story children will learn about electricity and how it works, in a simple and child-friendly and appropriate way, I also appreciated that safety issues were discussed, but they will also learn about believing in yourself and that you don't need "things" to make you special, you have your own unique qualities and strengths that make you special just as you are. As a teacher in the classroom you are always looking for unique ways to teach children things, and especially things that don't compartmentalise but link multiple subjects together, and this book does just this, so much more than just an interesting tool to use in science class!

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    Re: Bheki and the Magic Light (now also in paperback)
    « Reply #71 on: January 26, 2020, 09:26:57 am »
    Originally published by Penguin South Africa.



    Review

    The high quality of writing and artwork make this book a treasure. It accomplishes what the best children's books do: It tells a compelling story while providing many educational details.
    Review
    As a teacher in the classroom you are always looking for unique ways to teach children things, and especially things that don't compartmentalise but link multiple subjects together, and this book does just this, so much more than just an interesting tool to use in science class!

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    Re: Bheki and the Magic Light (now also in paperback)
    « Reply #72 on: April 19, 2020, 11:41:07 am »
    Bheki is small for his age and is bullied by the bigger boys in his African village, but his magic light wins him friends and respect - until the light begins to fade. Join Bheki on his life-changing journey to bring power back to the magic light. Perfect for teaching children about science, other cultures, and self-worth, as well as being an exciting adventure story.


    Review by a teacher.

    This was a well-rounded story, taking a simple science idea (electricity) and turning it into something so much more! Yes in this story children will learn about electricity and how it works, in a simple and child-friendly and appropriate way, I also appreciated that safety issues were discussed, but they will also learn about believing in yourself and that you don't need "things" to make you special, you have your own unique qualities and strengths that make you special just as you are. As a teacher in the classroom you are always looking for unique ways to teach children things, and especially things that don't compartmentalise but link multiple subjects together, and this book does just this, so much more than just an interesting tool to use in science class!



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    Re: Bheki and the Magic Light (now also in paperback)
    « Reply #73 on: May 23, 2020, 07:19:16 am »
    Bheki is small for his age and is bullied by the bigger boys in his African village, but his magic light wins him friends and respect - until the light begins to fade. Join Bheki on his life-changing journey to bring power back to the magic light. Perfect for teaching children about science, other cultures, and self-worth, as well as being an exciting adventure story.



    Review by a teacher.

    This was a well-rounded story, taking a simple science idea (electricity) and turning it into something so much more! Yes in this story children will learn about electricity and how it works, in a simple and child-friendly and appropriate way, I also appreciated that safety issues were discussed, but they will also learn about believing in yourself and that you don't need "things" to make you special, you have your own unique qualities and strengths that make you special just as you are. As a teacher in the classroom you are always looking for unique ways to teach children things, and especially things that don't compartmentalise but link multiple subjects together, and this book does just this, so much more than just an interesting tool to use in science class!

    Non-fiction, Fiction, family saga, humour, short stories, teen, children's
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    Re: Bheki and the Magic Light (children's educational action adventure)
    « Reply #74 on: June 28, 2020, 08:15:24 am »
    Bheki is small for his age and is bullied by the bigger boys in his African village, but his magic light wins him friends and respect - until the light begins to fade. Join Bheki on his life-changing journey to bring power back to the magic light. Perfect for teaching children about science, other cultures, and self-worth.



    Bheki and the Magic Light was first published by Penguin Books SA.

    Now also in paperback. Ideal for teaching children about science, self worth and other cultures.

    Review
    The high quality of writing and artwork make this book a treasure. It accomplishes what the best children�s books do: It tells a compelling story while providing many educational details.
    Review
    As a teacher in the classroom you are always looking for unique ways to teach children things, and especially things that don't compartmentalise but link multiple subjects together, and this book does just this, so much more than just an interesting tool to use in science class!

    Non-fiction, Fiction, family saga, humour, short stories, teen, children's
    Jan Hurst-Nicholson | author website

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