Heroes and Lionhearts


Title: Heroes and Lionhearts
Author: Louise van der Merwe
Learning Area: Natural Sciences,
Economic and Management Sciences, Life
Grades: 6 – 7
Language: English
Type of Resource: Non Fiction
Description: 12 true and inspiring stories based
on the NSPCA’s Awards for Bravery.

Heroes and Lionhearts is also available in
Afrikaans: Helde en Leeuemoed


SKU: N/A Category:


Stories about humans who have saved animals
and animals who have saved humans. This
book has won international and national
literary awards.

Evaluation by Northern Cape Education
Department as follows: Interesting stories
about humans and animals who have won
medals for bravery. Characters are clearly
drawn – they are lifelike and believable.
Learners will come to the understanding that
animals are our friends. Language proficiency
and vocabulary will be greatly enhanced.

Assessment: Teachers can develop own
assessment activities.
Layout and Design: Clearly marked pages and
chapters with the correct font and typeface.
Results: Approved

Inside the book:

“He was weak wobbly and miserable, covered with mud. When he saw my big brown dusty jeep he must have thought ‘that’s mom’ because he headed straight for me.”

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English, Afrikaans


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