Stacey Fru, 9 Year Old Youngest Chapter Books and Award Winning Author Launches 2nd Book

Bent on inspiring children and adults alike in how she feeds her passion, young Miss Fru has released her second book titled ‘Bob and the Snake’. Even after being honoured with 3 awards, countless public appearances and special recognitions, Stacey did not slow down. She continued to write and her second book has made an appearance.

Bob and the Snake is 108 pages full length chapter book that was pre-launched when Stacey delivered a poem at the 4th Annual Wits International Conference on Language and Literacy Education hosted at the Wits University campus and attended by professors from across the world in August. This book which has been hailed by many as a great piece. It was first launched on the 17th of September in Skoobs Bookshop in Montecasino. It will be launched on the 18th  of October at the Profounder Conference Centre ( and atLinksfield Maddy Magoo on the 20th of November. Many more to come launches and guest appearances of this book will be announced. You can also invite Stacey to launch at your event or your institution.

Bob and the snake is about a boy named Bob who loves snakes with his whole heart. He is super happy because he heard his parents planning to buy him a real snake for his birthday. A few weeks after he received the snake, it was crown the neighborhood Hero for saving the family from a thief who broke into their house while they were asleep. Ironically, Lob the snake is the same reason why Bob runs away from home for days. During school holidays, the family decides to travel to Disney Land. Find out if Lob the snake was allowed in the plane or not and how the story ended. Stacey concludes that ‘……….no matter how much they try, children will always be naughty and parents will always be hard.’

Stacey is a great motivation to many because she enjoys reading and it is her desire to continue reading that has encouraged her to keep writing. In April 2015, Stacey told 877 Matric learners at the Anglogold Career Expo in the Carltonville Sports Stadium that they must believe in themselves to be able to live their dreams. It is obviously this self believe that keeps Stacey’s passion for writing going. Asked how she finds time to write, she says that ‘I write any time. I mostly write in the mornings and in the evenings but I write any time I can.’

This young woman has written 4 books and continues to write. Her team is now busy editing and illustrating her 3rdbook titled ‘Smelly Cats on Vac.’ Stacey’s 3rd book is a continuation of her first book Smelly Cats. Smelly Cats on Vac profiles how the cats in Smelly Cats spent their holiday, a holiday that would see them in high school when they resume.

Stacey’s book can be found in Skoobs Bookshop in Montecasino, at 181 Corlett Drive in Bramley, at 552 Louis Botha Avenue in Gresswold, from her parents-Johannesburg or online on the following;

Stacey and her books are a click away. If you are within South Africa, call +27 82 548 6385 or visit her Facebook page for further details.