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Miss South Africa is Writing children's Book in Six Languages

Miss South Africa Shudufhazo Musida wrote a children's book called Shudu Finds Her Wonder.

Inspired by Shuduphazo's own experiences of being bullied as a child, this book will be published in six languages.

"We hope this will help children learn to deal with bullying, as well as kindness and compassion," said Shudufhadzo, who will compete for the Miss World crown later this year.

Miss South Africa Shudufhazo Musida can now add the title of writer to her impressive list of successes.

Shudufhazo has written a children's book - Shudu Finds His Wonder, published by Jacana Media in six languages ​​and with eye-catching illustrations by Chantel and Castles Thorne - which will be available in bookstores across the country and online in late August.

The book is inspired by Shudufhazo's own childhood and the abuse he experienced when he moved to a new province and school.

Shudufhadzo is a well-known advocate of mental health awareness and this year, together with the South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) and Discovery Vitality, he launched the online mental health initiative #MindfulMondays on his Instagram platform @shudufhadzomusida.

She explains: “This book is aimed at children between the ages of four and twelve and talks about bullying and the power of friendship. I hope that young people can find themselves in action and take something positive with them.

"The only lesson I want to share is that it's important to talk to an adult you trust when something bad happens to you. It could be a parent, a family member, a teacher, or an older person. Keep that in mind." bother you. There's nothing wrong with you. No one has to go through what I went through. "

The book - which retails for R95 - is available in Afrikaans (Shudu Vind Haar Sprankel), English (Shudu Finds Her Magic), Sesotho (Shudu O Sibolla Boikgetho ba hae), Venda (Shudu u wana Vhu? Olo Hawe), Xhosa uShudu u Fumanisa ukuba UnoMlingo) and Zulu (uShudu Uthola Umlingo Wakhe).

Miss South Africa and Jacana Media are determined to make Shudufhazo's book available to children across the country, and copies will be donated to Childline and the South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG), which helps children with issues such as bullying and depression. . Copies are also given to literacy organizations such as Biblionef, which donates books to schools and libraries to encourage a love of reading.

Stephanie Vale, CEO of Miss South Africa, said, “We are proud of Shudu and what he has accomplished with this book, girlfriend. Shudu always wanted to do something different and he definitely did. "

Shudufhazo will hold a series of virtual school talks about the release of the book and will tour the country to promote it subject to Covid-19 restrictions.

As Miss South Africa 2020, Musida will compete in the 70th edition of the Miss World competition, which will be held on December 16, 2021 at the Coca-Cola Music Hall in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She hopes to follow in the footsteps of Rolene Strauss, who won the title in 2014.

Source:https://www.news24.com/amp/channel/the-juice/news/pageant/miss-south-africa-writes-a-childrens-book-published-in-six-languages-20210723

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