World Read Aloud Day

Our gift to you: a FREE downloadable book

50% Off Sale

You get 50% off when you purchase online!

50% Off Special!
Buying gifts from our online store helps support literacy in South Africa

Supporting literacy in South Africa, with every purchase of a READ shop gift from our online store, you will directly contribute to the priceless dream of literacy for underprivileged children across South Africa. 100% of our READ online shop profits is ploughed back into promoting literacy in South Africa, to those children in the poorest of the poor areas, and the far-flung rural areas in our country. Whether you buy a beautiful Mug ‘n Spoon festive Gift Set, or a beautiful  book lovers’ T-shirt as a gift, you will pay it forward and be make a difference! Remember to download your free book. This free downloadable book can be used to encourage reading in young readers, and is beautifully illustrated, freeing their imagination.

Also from our online gift shop: The Read Aloud Magic Box perfect for a children’s gift ages 4- 7, is filled with adventure stories. Our popular Red Reading Boxes help children from primary school age through to high school, to read and become literate. The Read Aloud Magic Box Sets will not only further your own children’ reading confidence; every online gift purchase made from READ shop makes a difference among those who are desperate for literacy.

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100% of profits of the literacy products sold on this online shopping site will be used by READ, furthering READ’s work in disadvantaged communities, delivering literacy programmes and encouraging the joy of reading far and wide. Why encourage reading? Reading helps learners to develop oral language skills and essential visual literacy skills which are used throughout their lives. Supporting the development of  literacy, literacy programmes and reading programmes in South Africa is our passion.


Gift Set – Option 1

R155.00 R77.00

T-shirt – Option 1

R155.00 R77.50

Red Reading Box 2018

R255.00 R127.50

Read Aloud Magic Box – Set A




Education experts that develop material unique to the South African literacy problems. With access to READ classrooms throughout the country, these experts have been able to develop top quality, tried, and tested literacy materials that reflect the interests, needs, and life of the African child.


Reading Matters a leading distributor & supplier of educational books / literacy resources in South Africa. A strong foundation its close relationship with parent organisation READ, a well-known non-government organisation which has promoted language and literacy programmes in South Africa for over 30 years.



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