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The Book Emperor of Johannesberg February 16, 2014 – Posted in: books, Bookselling / Collecting, Reading / Literacy

“This is my empire, my kingdom…Books are my wealth, my gift” says Philane Dladla His kingdom is “at a U-turn sign at an intersection in Empire Road opposite Wits University, in Johannesburg.”and his mission in life is the “reading and dispensing knowledge by selling books.” image by Daniel Born When a person his mom looked after died Philane inherited 500 books. He read and reviewed them all. Now he makes his way by reading what he gets and…

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Sabrina Zbasnik’s All Hallows Read Posters October 15, 2013 – Posted in: graphic design, posters, Reading / Literacy

It started in 2011 when Sabrina Zbasnik got “a crazy idea” to design some posters for Halloween in the “Get Kids to Read” vein using the stars of the classic monster films. Then in 2012 Zbasnik was at it again, this time featuring the creepy denizens of the animal world. and now her 2013 set of posters are available featuring Edgar Allen Poe and company All images are available for download and public use.  

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