About the Books

Flip, Flippie and Friends is a series of early-learning children’s books that has been produced to entice and teach South African children in a way that is interesting,  fun and where possible, in their mother tongue.

Flip, the ‘mother’ or ‘teacher’ figure, takes Flippie and his friends through entertaining twists and turns as they learn new concepts in story form. The available titles are 1-2-3, A-B-C, Shapes and Colours, Seasons, Opposites and Time.  Health and Water are our topics in development.

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News

2019 Calendars in South African Languages are now available for free downloading on our website

The 2019 calendars are now available in isiXhosa, isiZulu, Sesotho, Sepedi and Setswana thus far with Tshivenḓa, Siswati, isiNdebele and Xitsonga coming later this year. The development of our 2018  ‘Flippie, Flippie and Friends’ calendars in South [...]

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Biblionef appreciates the Flip, Flippie and Friends series as it supports our mission of giving each child a book in his/her own mother tongue. [Jean Williams – Biblionef]
We read 1-2-3 with Flip, Flippie and Friends and absolutely loved it – hunting for and counting the number of friends on every page. We were simply riveted all the way. Well done for getting it right for young kids! You are doing superb work. [Sue Taylor – Shine]
These colourful books are not only stories but also have relevant local basic information every child should know. [Jean Williams – Biblionef]
This series is ideal for use in Foundation Phase and invaluable for remedial teaching. The rhymes, bright, colourful illustrations and happy, lovable characters, Flip Flippie and his Friends introduce young children to language and mathematical concepts in a fun filled informal way. [Lorna Geils – Remedial Teacher]

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