Join the South African Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI)  at a lighthearted and fun workshop aimed at stimulating creativity and imagination.

Award-winning South African illustrator, Joan Rankin will facilitate the workshop.


Venue: Houghton, Johannesburg

Date: 24 August 2017

Time: 10:00 – 15:00

Cost: R100 SCBWI members, R200 non-members

RSVP: By 22 August to Jenny at

About The Presenter

Joan Rankin has been creating art since childhood and her first books were published in the eighties. One of South Africa’s foremost illustrators, her awards include the HAUM Daan Retief Publishers Competition for Children’s Book Illustration in 1986, the Katrien Harries Award for Children’s Book Illustration in 1991 and 2009, the Oppenheimer Toy Portfolio Gold Award in 2003, as well as the MER Award in 2011 and the Tienie Holloway Gold Medal for Children’s Literature, 2102.

Important Dates:

Jozi Book Fair – to be held from 31 August – 3 September. See for the full programme.

Save the Date. Seminar: Children’s and Young Adult Books – 21 October 2017.

For more information, please visit the SCBWI SA website

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