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About Marjorie

Marjorie van Heerden (born October 8, 1949) is a South African writer and illustrator of children’s books. Since the publication of her first children’s picture book in 1983, van Heerden has been published as illustrator or writer/illustrator in 35 languages in Africa, Britain, Europe, the East, Canada and the USA. Born in De Doorns to Alex and Marina van Niekerk (née Botha), Marjorie grew ... More
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11/24/2014We wish you and yours a Merry Christmas and a Wonderful 2015 !! With Lots of Love, Johann & Marjorie (van Heerden) (0 Comments )
11/24/2014See all the "fun" I had in 2014 - a busy year for me. (0 Comments )
Update… An 2014 overview to see what Marjorie did in 2014 – Go to http://marjorie-cv.blogspot.com/2014/11/marjorie-van-heerdens-2014-childrens.html
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1. Goblin Diaries: Apprenticed to the Red Witch (Paperback)
    Author: Alex D'Angelo
    Illustrator: Marjorie van Heerden
    Publisher: Tafelberg Publishers Ltd
N/A 08/20/2011
1 Reviews
2. Long Juju Man (Hardcover)
    Author: Nnedi Okorafor
    Illustrator: Marjorie van Heerden
    Publisher: Macmillan Education
N/A 05/05/2009
9 Reviews  
3. In Danger!: Endangered Species of the World (Junior African Writers: Dis...
    Author: Ashietey, Daphne Tuboku-Metzger
    Illustrator: Marjorie van Heerden, etc., M.V. Heerden
    Publisher: Heinemann International Literature and Textbooks
N/A 08/05/1999
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4. Baby Dance (Harper Growing Tree) (Board book)
    Author: Ann Taylor
    Illustrator: Marjorie van Heerden
    Publisher: HarperFestival
Ages 4-8 12/15/1998
80 Reviews  
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1. 耳朵聽見 (Hardcover)
    Author: 黃居仁, Written by Chu-Ren Huang and Kathleen Ahrens Illustrated by Marjorie van Heerden
N/A 2/4/2017
Marjorie tagged as: I illustrated
1 Reviews
2. Counting Numbers Do ( With CD)(Chinese Edition) (Mass Market Paperback)
    Author: HUANG JU REN . AN KE SI
    Publisher: Ya cultural undertakings Ltd.
N/A 2/4/2017
Marjorie said: This story is about the power of a young child's imagination to create a world that is both safe and exciting. Written as both a counting book and a classic bedtime story, in it the young child leads ...more
tags: I illustrated , http://marjorie-books.blogspot.com/
1 Reviews
3. Die Avonture Van Alice in Wonderland (Afrikaans Edition) (Paperback)
    Author: Lewis Carroll, Marjorie van Heerden, André Philippus Brink
    Illustrator: Marjorie van Heerden
    Publisher: Human & Rousseau
N/A 2/15/2013
Marjorie said: This classic story of Alice in Wonderland takes the reader on a humorous, topsy-turvy ride with our dauntless little hero, Alice. She meets the Cheshire cat, the Duchess, the King and Queen of Hearts,...more
tags: http://marjorie-books.blogspot.com/
1 Reviews
4. Goblin Diaries: Apprenticed to the Red Witch (Paperback)
    Author: Alex D'Angelo
    Illustrator: Marjorie van Heerden
    Publisher: Tafelberg Publishers Ltd
N/A 2/15/2013
Marjorie said: A diary of 11-year old Ymaldris, youngest of three Goblin brothers. Great Uncle Silvestris, who is the Dark Lord’s top Goblin sorcerer, says young Ymaldris has what it takes to become one too, so Ym...more
1 Reviews
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Profile Comments
Comment by Emmanuel Aare on 2/6/2017 at 5:40 PM:
How can I get a literary agent that will represent my children fictions of ten series?
Comment by Casey Park on 8/17/2009 at 6:36 AM:
Hi~ I have sent you a email regarding literacy series level 2. I would like to buy it but can't seem to find it anywhere...
Comment by Deb Dunkelberg on 7/30/2009 at 4:53 PM:
Marjorie - Your illustrations are beautiful. I really enjoyed your blog and viewing your 'process'! Thanks for sharing. :)
Comment by William Claridge on 12/16/2008 at 8:19 PM:
welcome, and nice to see ya
Comment by Marjorie van Heerden on 7/28/2008 at 10:46 AM:
Hi Rene
Went to see you website - Very impressed by the architectual and other objects' detail in your background and like the atmosphere.
A tip when drawing figures - I use maths when doing character studies - by transferring maths shapes into your drawings helps to keep your character's ... more
Comment by rené paardekam on 7/24/2008 at 6:28 PM:
Hi marjorie.....van Heerden???? Sounds Dutch to me!!! Well I am Dutch living in Spain and wants to come to America. How typical is that. Take a look at ny website and give me your point of vieuw!!
Thnx René
Comment by aaron pocock on 6/25/2008 at 8:43 PM:
Thanks for the kind words and accepting the invite marjorie! All the best, Aaron.
Comment by aaron pocock on 5/10/2008 at 2:25 AM:
Hey marjorie, Great art! Congratulations on a long and very successful career!
Regards, Aaron.
Comment by manoj p on 1/3/2008 at 1:56 AM:
Your illustrations are stunning. I wish I were a writer for the very young and well established too, to request you to illustrate my books too.
Comment by Jon R. Portrey on 12/11/2007 at 3:15 PM:
If you like Dragons you should check out two sites that have my material
This has a view of the concepts of the dragons. I'm not an artist but i have visions, they come in pictures i found.

This is the start of Earth Dragons novel, I�... more
Comment by Jon R. Portrey on 12/11/2007 at 3:14 PM:
Please after you have checked out the dragons you should check out my children’s book. The Little Big Tree, It still needs some illustrations but it has good themes into it. Thanks again for faking interest ha-ha jk

Comment by Marjorie van Heerden on 10/14/2007 at 3:17 PM:
Hi Jeanne - Thanks for the compliment and for visiting my website – I’m also a Joseph Campbell fan!
Comment by Leanne Pankuch on 10/8/2007 at 1:31 PM:
Hello Marjorie-I followed the link to your site--your illustrations are captivating!
Comment by Marjorie van Heerden on 9/22/2007 at 4:50 AM:
Thanks - went to visit your blog - I really enjoy your wit!
Comment by Todd-Michael St. Pierre on 9/21/2007 at 2:05 PM:
Welcome, Marjorie... Happy JacketFlapping! Beautiful work!
Comment by Wendy Hartmann on 9/19/2007 at 6:50 AM:
Welcome and waiting to see more of your illustrations
Comment by Wendy Hartmann on 9/19/2007 at 6:47 AM:
Hi Marjorie - so glad that you are on this site now.

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