Has Das

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. 

Haas Das

other books

Die Bybel Prof Fossi


The Bible for Children illustrated by Alida Bothma and Professor Fossi en die Dinosourusse illustrated by Marjorie van Heerden.

All Louises books were published by Human & Rousseau


dvd's published by louise

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    All Louises books were published by Human & Rousseau

  • The Haas Das DVD was part of her first attemps at "going it alone"
  • Professor Fossi jam packed with adventure!
    • Die reis na Dinosourusland (the journey to Dinosourusland)
    • Steggie Stegosourus red Professor Fossi en sy vriende (Steggie Stegosourus saves Professor Fossi and his friends)
    • Tracie Trikeratops in die pienk grot (Tracie Trikeratops in the pink cave)


Retailers may contact Naomi Le Roux at Sony Music for stock.

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Newest books
Main Awards

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.