Its no open secret that there is a severe shortage of appropriate books for early reading i the languages of Africa - a shortage that has the greatest impact on the literacy development of the poorest people in African countries.

Smangele Mathebula, African Storybook Partner Development Coordinator (Southern Africa), tell Parent 24 that the African Storybook (ASb) is a multilingual literacy initiative that works with educators and children to publish openly licensed picture storybooks for early reading in the languages of Africa.  Read more