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 Bennie Boekwurm se mooiste sprokies

Many wonderful stories can be found in Bennie Boekwurm's big book of fairytales that can only be unlocked by a very special key. Come listen to Bennie telling some of the world's most loved tales: The three little pigs, Jack and the bean stalk, Hansel and Gretel, The ugly duckling and Rumpelstiltskin. This book is perfect for bedtime reading.

 Sarel Seemonster se avontuur

Sarel Seemonser wants to go on an adventure. But before he leaves, his grandma warns: "Remember your secret weapon. Sea monsters like us can blow out clouds of steam. It makes our enemies think we have fire inside us." Sarel's steam curls and furls into the air. But what will happen when he meets a sly wolf, a snake and a hungry vulture?
A story about one of Louise Smit's most-loved characters from ​Wielie Walie.

 Karel Kraai se Kitaar

Mama Crow knows her chick has a special talent for music. He can listen and copy many sounds. Day and night he sings "Ha-ha-haa!" like the hadeda, "Tji-tji-choo" like the sunbird and like the dove "Coo-coo-coo!". It makes all the birds' heads spin. They don't know their own songs anymore! The whole forest is in chaos.
Mama decides to leave and find a new home for them, where nobody would ever complain about her little Karel's music again.
A lovely picture book about one of Louise Smit's most well-know characters from the ​Wielie Walie ​series.

 Haas Das se Nuuskas: Episode 6

Haas Das, the beloved newsreader from Animal Land and his assistant Piet Muis are back! In this episode Haas Das is snatched by the evil Knawel Snawel and everybody in Animal Land is very worried about their beloved newsreader. These evergreen Haas Das stories are magically illustrated by Vian Oelofsen for a new generation of fans.

 Haas Das se Nuuskas: Episode 5

In this episode an exciting wrestling match takes place and the animals flee a dangerous veld fire. These evergreen Haas Das stories are magically illustrated by Vian Oelofsen for a new generation of fans. 

 Haas Das se Nuuskas: Episode 4

In this episode Boeboe the little baboon is missing and everybody is very worried. These evergreen Haas Das stories are magically illustrated by Vian Oelofsen for a new generation of fans.

 Haas Das se Nuuskas Episode 3

In this episode the race between Hasie Kwassie and Skillie Skilpad is covered by die news team. The evergreen Haas Das stories are magically illustrated by Vian Oelofsen for a new generation of fans. 

 Haas Das se Nuuskas Episode 2

In this episode Frekie Hedgehog narrowly escapes Hoohoeff Hyena and die animals are amazed by Hasie Kwassie's new running shoes. These evergreen Haas Das stories are magically illustrated by Vian Oelofsen for a new generation of fans.

 Haas Das se Nuuskas Episode #1

 Bennie Boekwurm vertel lekker stories 2

Almal van Menseland sal verheug wees om Haas Das, die geliefde nuusleser van Diereland, en sy assistent, Piet Muis, en hulle manewales weer te geniet in hierdie veelkleurige leesboeke. Al die ander vermaaklike karakters is ook terug; soos grootoom Flapoor Olifant, oompie Bulletjie Wildebees, Stokkina Meerkat, Hasie Kwassie, Moeder Raaf en vele meer! Die gewilde Haas Das-stories word opnuut uitgebeeld deur Vian Oelofsen se pragtige illustrasies.  Bennie Boekwurm woon in sy tonnelhuisie in die Wielie Walie-parkie, waar hy vir die kinders boeke lees. In hierdie pragtig-geïllustreerde boek vertel Bennie nog vier heerlike stories: Miesie Muis bak 'n verjaardagkoek, Ouma kry 'n hondjie, Babet By leer dans en Tokka Kabouter maak grappies!
'n Heerlike opvolg op die eerste topverkoper ​Bennie Boekwurm vertel lekker stories​ met een van Suid-Afrika se gewildste en mees ikoniese kinderkarakters.

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This series of novelty board books with wipe-clean pen and fold-out pages, teaches children basic concepts with the help of Louise Smit's most iconic characters from the well-known TV-programs Wielie Walie and Haas Das. Learn everything about opposites with Haas Das and the animals from Diereland. With fun activities, easy games that you can play at home and even a news flash or two, it is easy to learn!

In die reeks kartonboeke met skoonvee-pen en uitvoubladsye leer kinders basiese konsepte ken saam met Louise Smit se bekendste karakters. Hul leer alles van kleure saam Sarel Seemonster, Wielie Walie se geliefde monster van die see. Met lekker oefeninge, maklike speletjies om by die huis te speel en ’n eksperiment of twee, is dit pret om te leer! 

Bennie Boekwurm vertel stories 

Wielie Wielie Walie

 
Bennie Boekwurm lives deeply under the ground in the Wielie Walie Park. In his little tunnel house he keeps many, many story books. What Bennie loves most of all, is to read stories to children. In this lovely illustrated book, Bennie tells four exciting new stories: There are Japie the little monkey, who has to search for his mommy. Tokka the naughty gnome, Mimi the philosophical ant and the worm, who does not like getting up early.  
Sarel Seemonster, Karel Kraai and all their buddies live in the Wielie Wielie Walie park.The old group get a new friend, Wagga Wagga Kwag. 

other books published

Louise Smit is a prolific writer of children's books. She published more than 22 books. Many of them are based on the characters of her television programmes. Her books are best sellers and the early Haas Das books are now collector's pieces. She also wrote The Bible for Children in 1982 and 2002 a new edition of The Bible for Children appeared. A new book Professor Fossi en die Dinosourusse was published in 2004. On public demand she wrote two new Haas Das books: Haas Das se Nuuskas (2006) and Haas Das raak weg (2007).

Haas Das en die gemaskerde wonder  Haas Das en die kerriebeker  Haas Das en die operasie  Haas Das kom laat
Haas Das kry verkoue  Haas Das en die drie ou diere  Haas Das en moeder raaf  Haas Das se dinge 
Haas Das vertel    Haad Das se nuuskas  Haas Das raak weg 

Above the earlier series of early Haas Das books (only a few shown) and illustrated by Butch Stolz, then chief animator at South African Broadcasting Corporation, Television and the Haas Das books, illustrated by Fred Mouton (Haas Das se Nuuskas) and Tanja Joubert (Haas Das raak weg).

 

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Seven Artes Awards for best Television programmes (equivalent of Emmy)South African Broadcasting Corporation.

Unima Puppet Award for best contribution to puppetry in South Africa.

Prix de Jeunesse Award, Munich, 1996 for Kideo.

Tokyo International Award for innovation, Kideo.

Golden Plume Award for her contribution and excellence from the South African Broadcastng Corporation.

La Rochelle Girls' High, Paarl, national level award for Outstanding Acievement (2010)

Two Star Tonight Awards, Star Tonight newspaper, for director of Liewe Heksie as well as director and creator of Wielie Walie and Haas Das.

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