Our Latest Kids and YA Books

We Publish Kids Books & YA Books

Imagnary House is a book publisher and bookstore with a special focus on children’s books and young-adult literature. We have a big heart for children’s literacy and imaginations in South Africa. One day, we hope to make the children's books that we love available in every part of our beautiful country (and world). Because, we believe that enjoying the ability to read is the right of children from all languages, areas and cultures. 

Dive into our newest pages and discover roaring monsters, dragons, colourful characters, kweens, magicians, vikings, and so much more. 

Kids Books

Middle-Grade Books

Fantasy & Sci-Fi Books

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Why Do Kids Love Dinosaurs? (Plus Our Fave Five Dinos)

Why Do Kids Love Dinosaurs? (Plus Our Favourite Dinos)

Big and scary! That's probably the first thing that kids think of when dinosaurs are mentioned. This begs the question, why are kids so fascinated by dinosaurs? There have been some learned opinions given as to why children find dinosaurs so intriguing*, and we dug into the evidence to come up with the most likely four reasons that kids love them. 
July 04, 2022 by Ted Harris
What is didactic writing for children

What is Didactic Writing and When to Avoid It?

Our focus at Imagnary House is on the kinds of stories that children and young adults enjoy. More so than older audiences, children are very quick to pick up when they are being preached to. That's why we would like books to put the story front and centre, to facilitate the development of imagination. 
June 08, 2022 by Ted Harris
Book Printing Near You: Discover the Printing Process

Book Printing Near You: Discover the Printing Process

How are books printed? Is there more than one way to print a book? You're probably asking yourself: Is printing books near me a possibility? Navigate this minefield with us and get assistance with book printing in South Africa through Imagnary House. But first, let's understand the printing process.
May 18, 2022 by Ted Harris