Colour Africa Proverbs a colouring book – Afrikaans


2 in stock

Kleurvolle Afrika – Spreekwoorde is a wonderful and traditional colouring book with the most beautiful illustrated African Proverbs from all over Africa.

Respect, compassion and teamwork are central themes. This one of a kind colouring book consists of 10 hand drawn illustrations that depict proverbs gathered from 11 African countries and 10 languages.

There is also a fun game in the centre of the book to reinforce the main messages from the 10 proverbs.

Made in Cape Town

2 in stock


  • Printed in Cape Town
  • 100% recycled paper
  • 27 x 30cm

The 10 proverbs and what they mean;

Do not forget the honeybird.
  • Always remember those who helped you, and be sure to take care of them if they need your help.
A bundle cannot be tied with one hand.
  • We can achieve far more if we are united than if we are divided.
A bird builds with the feathers of others.
  • We succeed as individuals because of the help we receive from others.
The mouth does not give, what give are the hands.
  • If you want to help someone, what matters is what you do and not what you say you will do.
The power of fish is in water.
  • We succeed when we are in the place where we feel most at home.
A hasty dog burns its mouth.
  • If you try and do something too quickly, you will not do it properly.
Wisdom is like a baobab tree, one person cannot embrace it.
  • Wisdom belongs to us all as a community. One person cannot claim to know the complete truth.
The cow licks the one who licks her.
  • If you help others, you will find help when you need it.
 After you throw the spear, you cannot catch its end.
  • Even if you are sorry for the wrong you did, you still have to face the consequences of your actions.
The moon moves slowly over the town.
  • If you take your time, you will achieve your goals.


Additional information

Dimensions 27 × 30 cm
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