The Bumble Books Publishers in Noordhoek was voted Best Children’s Publisher 2016: Africa Region at the Bologna Children's Book Fair.
The recipients of the Bologna Prize are selected by publishing houses taking part in the Bologna Children's Book Fair, as well as publishers’ associations and other renowned book institutions.
Speaking to CapeTalk’s Kieno Kammies, Robin Stuart-Clark, Founder & Publishing Director at Publishing Print Matters & Bumble Books, says that they competed against the best children’s publishers from across Africa (Benin, Ghana and Guinea) and came out on top.
He says the award belongs to their illustrators who are doing exceptional work.
“We have nothing to apologise for we are up there with the best", he says.
Listen to the full conversation below: