Wiggly & Woggly

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Our two irresistible bookworms - Wiggly and Woggly – travel all the way from Story Galory Town to take young audiences on a magical journey through various picture books. They encourage a love of reading and use of imagination from an early age. Children respond well to Wiggly and Woggly’s hilarious antics, their love and care of books and their sense of adventure.

This is a highly interactive, fun and colourful show where four varied books are brought to life. This show has the right amount of spice to keep children engaged throughout this 45min show. All around the country Preschoolers can be heard singing Wiggly & Woggly’s famous song “We are all about the books No TV.” Due to popular demand we have a 2nd show running in the latter part of the year. Now we can visit your school twice a year.

Let Wiggly and Woggly worm their way into your children’s hearts.

Book Name:
Nyambura Waits for the Bus 

ISBN: 97814314-2521

Author:
Cath Alexander 

Publishers:
Jacana

Description:
Nyambura is late! She is going to visit her Gogo! She arrives at the bustling marketplace to find that she is last in the queue and that the bus has not yet arrived. Whilst waiting, Nyambura gets lost in thought about the fun things that she and her Gogo have done together. Will she catch the bus, or will she get left behind? A vibrantly illustrated book that reminds us to cherish moments spent with loved ones.
 


Book Name:
The Cow That Laid an Egg 

ISBN: 9780007179688

Author:
Andy Cutbill 

Publishers:
HarperCollins

Description:
Marjorie the cow doesn’t feel very special. Other cows do all kinds of amazing things, from riding bicycles to doing hand-stands. But one morning, Marjorie is astonished to discover something extraordinary…

She’s laid an egg! But does the baby inside the egg really belong to Marjorie?
Families comes in all shapes and sizes in this hillarious farmyard story with whacky illustrations.


Book Name:
The Best Cow in Show 

ISBN: 9780007179701

Author:
Andy Cutbill 

Publishers:
HarperCollins

Description:
Hilarious sequel to the Cow That Laid an Egg, Marjorie the cow is terribly excited. She has entered Daisy into the farmyard baby cow contest. 
But Daisy isn’t quite like the other babies. She’s very small for a cow and she can’t even chew the cud yet! Is there something Marjorie should know? 
There are plenty of surprises in store for Marjorie and will Daisy win the contest? 
 


Book Name:
Storm Dragon

ISBN: 9780639604572

Author:
Dianne Hofmeyr

Publishers:
LAPA

Description:
Storm! Storm! Rain raps the window. Wind rattles the door. 
"Let's look for storm dragons," says Grandpa. "Watch out, dragons. We're coming!" 
Off they go, Grandpa and grandchild, down to the beach for a wild and wonderful adventure. They find dragon footprints, dragon jewels, and even a dragon baby, but what will happen when they find the REAL Storm Dragon?
A joyful celebration of play and imagination, perfect for sharing and reading aloud. 
 


Book Name:
The Great Hamster Rescue

ISBN: 9781471189340

Author:
Lilly Roscoe & Tony Neal  

Publishers:
Simon & Schuster 

Description:
Rita ‘Roberella’ Rat is the leader of The Rat Burglars. They’re tough, they’re cool, they’re rats! (Well one is a hamster)
And life for the Rat Burglars is pretty sweet, until one day Hold ‘Em Up Harry is mistaken for a PET and gets called, Snuggle Puff Rainbow Muffin! Could there be anything worse? Time for The Great Hamster Rescue! 
 

Book Name:
I Can ROAR Like a DINOSOAR 

ISBN: 9781529008531

Author:
Karl Newson & Ross Collins 

Publishers:
Pan Macmillan Children’s Books 

Description:
Mouse might be teeny-tiny-titchy-witchy, but she's determined to show chameleon, warthog and meerkat that anyone can roar like a dinosaur. With the help of her trusty "How to Roar Like a Dinosaur" book, Mouse gets to work getting her dino-roar back, much to the bemusement of the other animals. But what's that coming up behind them, with a really loud ROAR?! Join us in this laugh-out-loud funny picture book!


Book Name:
Spaghetti Hunters 

ISBN: 9781509889853

Author:
Morag Hood 

Publishers:
Two Hoots (Pan Macmillan) 

Description:
“If you are looking for a story about a duck and a tiny horse hunting for spaghetti, this is probably the only one on the subject. Wacky and funny, with bright, graphic images in flat colour, it will make mealtimes giggly.” Nicolette Jones Sunday Times
This infectiously comic story encourages reading and home-cooking, teaching children about where food really comes from.


Book Name:
Kantiga 

ISBN: 9781431428687

Author:
Mabel Mnensa, ILLUSTRATIONS: Chantelle & Burgen Thorne 

Publishers:
Jacana 

Description:
“There was once a beautiful little girl with a heart as big as her name, Kantiga. But Kantiga did not like her name. Hearing this, her gogo tells her a family tale of the magical clay pot. Follow this beautiful tale, full of colour and folklore, as Kantiga tries to find the perfect name and on the journey learns a bit more about who she is and where she is from.


Book Name:
Ninja 

ISBN: 9781529045925

Author:
Arree Chung 

Publishers:
Pan Macmillan Children’s Books 

Description:
Maxwell is a Ninja. He must be strong, courageous, and silent. Maxwell's mission? To creep through the house, past the sleeping dad, and claim the chocolate biscuits and the sacred cup. There may be obstacles! But have no fear! A true Ninja can overcome all challenges. This wonderfully funny story, with fun, comic-book style illustrations, will appeal to all want-to-be Ninjas.


Book Name:
Rooster Wore Skinny Jeans 

ISBN: 9781848862821

Author:
Jessie Miller & Barbara Bakos  

Publishers:
Maverick Books 

Description:
Rooster is so excited when his new skinny jeans come in the post: the sparkling stitching, a striking gold hue, and the indigo denim, a dazzling blue! But what will the other animals think of his stunning new style? The use of rhyming couplets and cheeky fun language adds to its humour. The message that we can be ourselves is clearly and humorously made.

Book Name:
Be More Bernard 

ISBN: 9781471164620

Author:
Simon Philip & Kate Hindley

Publishers:
Simon & Schuster 

Description:
Whilst other bunnies dream of carrots, Bernard's dreams are altogether more...disco! This is the brilliant story of a disco bunny who will encourage us all to chase our dreams and embrace our differences. This book will make you want to bring out your disco ball!
 


Book Name:
How many ways can you say hello? 

ISBN: 9781485900337

Author:
Refiloe Moahloli 

Publishers:
Penguin

Description:
Sara's first day of school is full of surprises, but the biggest one of all is that there is more than one way to say hello. Sarah sets off on a journey around the country in a hot air balloon, to learn them all (Venda, Afrikaans, Xhosa, Swati, Zulu, Tsonga, Ndebele, Tswana, Pedi, and Sotho). This story of rhyming verse accompanied by charming illustrations is a must for all young South African children.
 


Book Name:
The Lion Inside

ISBN: 9781408331606

Author:
Rachel Bright & Jim Field 

Publishers:
Hachette Children's Group

Description:
You don’t have to be BIG and BRAVE to find your ROAR. Being little isn’t always easy. But when Mouse sets off on a journey to find his roar, he discovers that even the smallest creature can have the heart of a lion.


Book Name:
The Last Wolf

ISBN: 9780440865070

Author:
Mini Grey

Publishers:
Penguin

Description:
Once upon a time, Little Red set off into the woods to catch a wolf. But the woods aren't all they seem - and are there even any wolves left? This is a powerful, moving and funny picture book which will have children and adults revisiting its exquisite pages time and time again and discussing the important message it holds. Perfect for the next generation with its warm and subtle environmental message.


 

Digital show | Gauteng

Book Name:
Alan’s Big Scary Teeth

ISBN:
 

Author:
Jarvis  

Publishers:
Walker Books (Pan Macmillan)

Description:
Meet Alan the Alligator. Alan is very scary. He says things like “I’M BIG, SCARY ALAN! FEAR MY RAZOR-SHARP TEETH!” But all is not what it seems. Alan, you see, has a very BIG (not-so-scary) secret…


Book Name:
Anna Hibiscus’ Song

ISBN:
 

Author:
Atinuke & Lauren Tobia

Publishers:
Walker Books (Pan Macmillan)

Description:
Anna Hibiscus lives in Africa. Amazing Africa. This morning she feels so happy, she might pop!
What is she going to do with all this happiness? A wonderful celebration of the joy of life.


Book Name:
Be More Bernard

ISBN:
 

Author:
Simon Philip & Kate Hindley

Publishers:
Simon & Schuster (Jonathan Ball)

Description:
Whilst other bunnies dream of carrots, Bernard's dreams are altogether more...disco! This is the brilliant story of a disco bunny who will encourage us all to chase our dreams and embrace our differences. This book will make you want to bring out your disco ball!


Book Name:
Oi Duck-Billed Platypus! 

ISBN:
 

Author:
Kes Gray

Publishers:
Hodder Children’s Books (Pan Macmillan)

Description:
Oi! Where are duck-billed platypuses meant to sit? And Ostriches and hippopotamuses and all the other animals with impossible-to-rhyme with names? Over to you, Frog! From the creators of the award winning and bestselling Oi Frog!


Book Name:
Poems out Loud 

ISBN:
 

Author:
Laurie Stansfield  

Publishers:
Ladybird (Penguin Random House)

Description:
Elephants in classrooms, Drums on legs and a Big fat budgie. Find all these and more in this diverse and exciting new anthology of poetry. Featuring award-winning poets, brand new voices, hip-hop artists and spoken-word performers.

This will get children laughing, thinking, sharing and performing!

Digital show | CT & KZN

Book Name:
The Smartest GIANT in Town

ISBN:
9781509812530

Author:
Julia Donaldson

Publishers:
Pan MacMillan

Description:
George wished he wasn’t the scruffiest giant in town. So, one day when he sees a new shop selling giant-size clothes, he decides it is time for a new look. With smart trousers, a smart shirt, stripy tie and shiny shoes, George is a new giant. But on his way home, he meets various animals who desperately need his help... and his clothes!


Book Name:
Wriggle and Roar!

ISBN:
9781447276654

Author:
Julia Donaldson

Publishers:
Pan MacMillan

Description:
TWhenever I'm tired of being me, I swing around like a chimpanzee! Here's a whole book full of things you can do! A book of rhymes to make you wriggle and giggle, shrug and sigh, snap like a crocodile and slither like a snake. This book will animate, engage and stimulate and have kids jumping about with noisy enthusiasm.


Book Name:
NO BEARS

ISBN:
9781922077059

Author:
Meg McKinlay

Publishers:
Walker Books

Description:
Ruby is in charge of this book and she’ll tell you something right now. There are NO BEARS in it. NOT EVEN ONE!


Book Name:
The Crocodile Who Didn't Like Water

ISBN:
9791155095546

Author:
Gemma Merino

Publishers:
Pan MacMillan

Description:
Meet a most unusual crocodile! Everybody knows that crocodiles love water, but this little crocodile is different - he doesn't like it at all! His first day at swim school is a disaster. Could it be that this little crocodile isn't a crocodile at all…? A hilarious and uplifting story about being yourself.