Archive for the ‘access to books’ Category

The Pelican Post is delighted to recieve an endorsement from the TV face of the book world – Mariella Frostrup!   Mariella Frostrup, Journalist, Radio/TV presenter, art critic and past member of the judging panel for the Booker Prize is often associated with the literary world and currently presents Sky’s ‘The Book Show’ – the only weekly programme […]

Beverley Naidoo, Author of  the award winning children’s story ‘Journey to Jo’burg’ and one of the participating authors of the scheme, has kindly prepared 2 video podcasts in support of the scheme. In the  first video clip, Beverley gives her thoughts on the Pelican Post  and what it is trying to achieve… In the second clip,  Beverley provides a brief summary […]

Since the launch of Pelican Post back in July of this year, the scheme continues to generate interest and enthusiastic support from all corners of the globe, and we very much hope it will continue to develop, into a truly global online community of supporters inspired like all of us at Pelican Post to make […]

Books educate and inspire young minds, but throughout schools in Africa, books are in critical short supply. In particular, picture books and early learning story books are unheard of in many schools. The Pelican Post is a grass roots response to addressing the issue by allowing individual donors (YOU!) to make a direct contribution to […]