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Posts by Liesl van der Hoven

Sometimes even a fairy takes a tumble!

Sometimes even a fairy can take a tumble!

Dearest Fairy Caravan Friends, I have come across a challenge in bringing our new book to you, and the launch date for the book will have to be postponed a little while longer. Please do not fear – the book will ABSOLUTELY become available during the month of September!

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Book cover and title reveal!

Book cover and title reveal - What if worries weren't wild?

My book has gone to the printers, and now it is just a matter of time before I am holding these little beauties in my hands! But before everything was finalised, I made a handful of “dummy books” on my home printer, so today I can show you what the book cover and title will…

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Introducing play therapist Lenka de Villiers-van Zyl

Introducing play therapist Lenka de Villiers-van Zyl

Photo credit: Martin van Niekerk Photography; photo taken at an Xtraordinary Women event. Some of you may already know that I’ve partnered with play therapist Lenka de Villiers-van Zyl to write a children’s book about anxiety. The book should be ready by the beginning of September 2018, and I thought that now would be the…

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This story will teach children about meditation!

This month we teach children about meditation

Our featured story from our Story Club this month is Sitting still like a Dassie! In this story, Diana Dassie teaches Little Owl how to overcome his feelings of anguish after a fight with his little brother. Diana Dassie does this by teaching Little Owl to close his eyes and focus on his breathing. In short, she…

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