Pre-Order Mpumi's Magic Beads

UPDATE: Mpumi’s Magic Beads is now available for purchase, get your copy here.

Place your order for this delightful story written by Lebohang Masango and illustrated by Masego Morulane.

Mpumi’s Magic Beads is an enchanting story about friendship, self-esteem, discovery and beautiful hair in the big city of Joburg. It follows the sudden adventures of Mpumi, Asante and Tshiamo as they see the world around them from new heights and realise all of the fun waiting to be discovered outside of their classroom. This story is a great read for the whole family, especially children aged between 5 – 10 years old.

Place your pre-order by contacting New Africa Books on and be sure to include the languages and number of copies you would like to purchase. We will get back to you with payment information and keep you updated on when your books will arrive at your door.


The following languages will be available from August 2018:

English, IsiZulu, IsiXhosa, Xitsonga.

The following languages will be available from September/October 2018:

Tshivenda, IsiNdebele, Afrikaans, Sesotho, Setswana, Siswati, Sepedi.