Back in the day Kruger - special book offer
We are very excited about our two book offers for this month. Wild Card members have the benefit of enjoying special discounts on two collectors books that give you a thorough account on what Kruger was like in its early days. If you are interested in finding out more about the history of South Africa’s iconic park then don’t miss this great special, running for the month of August 2012.
KRUGER NATIONAL PARK: A HISTORY, BY DR SALOMON JOUBERT
The Kruger National Park: A History is back by popular demand and Wild Card members get this three-volume set at a truly fabulous discount. The set by Dr Salomon Joubert is to be released to the public in time for Christmas 2012. It is housed in a display-quality, hard-board slipcase. The book printed in full colour, is crammed with photos, artwork, maps, graphs and reader friendly text.
About the author: Dr Salomon Joubert was the Chief Executive Director of the Kruger National Park from 1985 to 1994 and his intimate knowledge of the park and bush comes through on each page of The Kruger National Park – A History.
What’s the offer? As a special offer for Wild Card members, this magnificent Kruger book-set is available for the discount price of R849 instead of a retail price of R1300. This saves you an amazing R450! If you are interested in ordering and finding out about our featured book, please visit http://www.highbranching.co.za/.
I want to win…. We are also running a competition where three lucky Wild Card members stand to win this three-volume set. Simply answer this question: What position did author Dr Salomon Joubert hold during his time in the Kruger Park? Send your answer and Wild Card number to email@example.com before 31 August 2012.
If you ORDER a book and then win a prize set, you WILL get your money refunded – or you can choose to have the prize book for free, as well as the one your paid for.
Get a glimpse inside the book: It’s amazing to see how much the park has changed from its early days to modern times. Dr Salmon Joubert shares fascinating images of travel in Kruger – click here.
A CAMEO FROM THE PAST AND NEEM UIT DIE VERLEDE BY DR. U DE. V PIENAAR
The late Dr Tol Pienaar did an excellent job in uncovering the history of the Lowveld area and the much-loved Kruger National Park. In his book A Cameo from the Past, also available in Afrikaans as Neem uit die Verlede, he writes about the prehistory and early history of South Africa’s flagship park. The book covers the park’s history up until 1946, when Colonel James Stevenson-Hamilton retired.
A Cameo from the Past looks at the long and sometimes difficult process that the park faced in its developmental stages. If you’re curious to know more about how the park came to be one of the foremost conservation areas in the world, then you’ll love this very fascinating read that gives you great insight into early Kruger.
About the author: Dr Tol Pienaar was appointed as Park Warden of the Kruger National Park in 1978 and in 1987 as Chief Director of SANParks. He held this post until his retirement on 30 March 1991 after 35 years of service, 32 of which were spent in the Kruger National Park.
What’s the offer? Wild Card members get a 20% discount on both the English and Afrikaans versions of Dr Pienaar’s books – A Cameo from the Past and Neem uit die Verlede. The book retails at R750; Wild Card members get the book for R600 including postage!
Order your copy: To order a copy of the book please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting your Wild Card number and stating whether you would like the English or Afrikaans book. (This offer runs until 31 August 2012).
I want to win… Win a copy of our featured book! We are giving two lucky Wild Card members the chance to win. Simply answer this question: “How many years of service did Dr Tol Pienaar work for SANParks?” Send your answer and Wild Card number to email@example.com by 31 August 2012. Please state whether you’d like the English or Afrikaans copy sent to you.
Romi Boom, editor of Wild magazine, chatted to Dr Pienaar shortly before his passing in 2011. Find out more in our Q & A.
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