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Where can I find Anna's children's stories?

All the original children's stories that were produced on CD between 2005-2019, are now digitally available for download or streaming on the Anna Emm Pod –

Where can I buy Anna's books in South Africa?

Unfortunately, the hard copy books went out of print when Anna closed the business in 2019, but you may still find some copies of her books in Bargain Books branches or from previous Anna Emm sales agents.

The good news is that most of Anna's books are still available as e-books on Amazon Kindle, and some of the newer titles can also be ordered as hard copies from Amazon.

Will Anna be writing any more children's stories?

After having written more than 3,000 children's stories between 2006-2019, Anna prefers to focus on adult fiction these days. That does not mean that a children's story won't present itself ever again, but for now Anna feels that she has sufficiently invested in the children's market. Besides, the first group of children who grew up with her stories are adults now, and she would like to keep writing new stories for them!

I have written a children's story. Can Anna help me get it published?

Although Anna has helped develop and publish many upcoming writers of the years, she is focusing on her own writing at the moment and isn't available in a mentorship capacity anymore. If you are in South Africa and want to find out more about self publishing, you can check out Anna's two companies of choice: or

Can I use Anna's stories on my podcast or radio program if I have purhased and downloaded them from the pod?

No, all the stories on the pod are copyright protected and may not be re-distributed. If you want to use one or more of Anna's stories (this goes for audio and/or text versions) you need to have written permission from the author.

My child is doing a school project on Anna Emm. Where can I find more information?

Please visit the ABOUT page on this website for more information about Anna Emm.


Here are a few quick facts:


Date of birth: 27 March, 1976

Place of birth: Bloemfontein, South Africa

Schools attended: Tinktinkieland Preprimary School, Willem Postma Primary School, Sentraal High School (Bloemfontein)

College attended: Onderwys Kollege Boland (Wellington, SA)

Current home: London

Children: Anna has two daughters, Elanie and Mila

Pets: Two cats

Favourite author: Agatha Christie

Favourite children's book: “Die rower Hotsenplots” by Otfried Preussler

Favourite movie: “Cinema Paradiso”

Favourite song: “I would do anything for love” by Meatloaf

Favourite food: Fish and chips

Favourite drink: Coffee

Favourite quote: “There is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come.” - Victor Hugo

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