Meet Stacey Fru, South Africa's youngest author

Meet Stacey Fru, South Africa's youngest author

At just 10 years old, this little girl is writing her way into the hearts of many and planning to change South Africa - one book at a time.

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Not only is she one of South Africa's youngest authors, but she is also a Child Protection Activist. Amazing! 

Stacey Fru is a 10-year-old multiple award-winning author who began her journey of writing at the tender age of seven. She writes books, poems, is a motivational speaker, ballerina, and even a chair lady. Is there anything that this little wonder can't do?

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Stacey's first book, 'Smelly Cats', won first prize at the 2016 NDA in the ‘Best ECD Publication 2015: Special Mention' category. Other notable awards that she has received include the 'Young Leader 2016' award and a special mention by LeadSA in November 2016.

Stacey's vision is for her writing to be available in book stores as she would love to motivate as many people as she can with her talent. 

After hearing about this insanely talented girl, Phat Joe and the East Coast Drive Team managed to arrange a chat with her to get to know her better and to find out what her plans are for the future. Listen to the interview below:

For more information about Stacey and her works, visit her website or check out her Facebook page.

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