Spreading across all ethnic groups in South Africa, homeschooling is a growing phenomenon worldwide. More and more concerned parents are choosing homeschooling as an alternative to institutionalised, state-controlled education, which is currently in a crisis, and private education, which in turn can be prohibitively expensive.
Each page in this book depicts a 'Letterland' character surrounded by objects that begin with its sound, so there's always plenty of opportunity for young learners to practice their growing phonics skills.
This anthology of alphabetical verse is designed for anybody between four and 104 years of age. Young children will enjoy the sound of the words read to them, and older children will be stimulated to improve and increase their vocabularies.
From his childhood in the South African countryside to his election as the first black president in South Africa's history, Nelson Mandela's extraordinary life is recounted for young readers. Full color.