The Picture That Came Alive (Junior African Writers Series Level 2)
Level 2 is suited to learners who have been studying English for 4-5 years. Short sentences and a large number of illustrations combine to make these books both enjoyable and easy to read, either individually or in class. Learners have a wide variety of stories to choose from.
There is a picture of a man on Thoko’s wall and she wonders what he is like. Then, one day, the picture comes alive. This story was written to celebrate the release of Nelson Mandela.
Hugh Lewin was a South African anti-apartheid activist and writer. He was imprisoned from 1964 to 1971 for his activities in support of the African Resistance Movement, and then spent 20 years in exile, returning to South Africa in 1992. An account of his experience, Bandiet won the Olive Schreiner Prize in 2003.