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Willem Poprok | Children's Fiction

Derick van der Walt

Scheepers Prize for Youth Literatue (2013)
Sanlam Prize for Youth Literature: silver (2009)
MER Prize for Youth Literature (2011)

The story of the Van Vuurens of Pretoria, who own the Blou Bul Slaghuis in the mall. There are three sons and a “laatlammetjie” little sister, with whom the youngest son, Willem, has a special bond. The story revolves around a competition for “Dad of the Year”, in which the sons enter their father.

This is an honest portrayal of an average South African family’s individual struggles, loves, hopes, fears and how these keep them together. Very funny at times – every reader will recognize dynamics from their own family life in this story.

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Willem Poprok | Children's Fiction

Author: Derick van der Walt
Category: Children's Fiction
ISBN: 9780624049166
Date Released: 20 October 2010
Price (incl. VAT): R 190.00
Format: Soft cover, 172pp

About this author

Derick van der Walt

Derick van der Walt was born on 14 July 1958 in Virginia in the Free State. He matriculated in 1976 from Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool ("Affies") in Pretoria, after...