The Little Optimist Trust Partners With Santa Shoebox!

Purchase a copy of The Little Optimist and a Santa Shoebox beneficiary child will receive a copy for free! Save the date to meet Greg Bertish at the CTICC on Saturday 11 November, and have your copy signed. View more details and buy the book here...

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Redcross Thank You & Testimonial

Greg and the little optimist. I think of you and smile every time I arrive at work and look up at the fresh facade...of the hospital,  and I always feel grateful, not only for the fresh welcome, but moreover for what the wonderful work represents. Great thing paint...

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WPPS Talk & Children’s Book Testimonial

"On the way home from school, my 6 year old answered "fine" in a bored voice when I asked how school was...then a few moments later, "actually it was FANTASTIC!" And told me all about your talk! Thanks for all you do Greg...very wide ripples 👏👊" Nicola Milne ( mom at...

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Children’s Book Testimonial | Belinda Smith

Many many years ago we were in the same class at nursery school. Most of the kids names I can no longer remember, but I've always remembered you Greg. I loved those years at Kildare and believe they nurtured and moulded me, but am sorry school was tough thereafter for...

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Thank You Greg & The Little Optimist

From: Rykie Smit Date: Monday, 04 September 2017 at 8:46 AM To: greg@thelittleoptimist.org Subject: Signed copy of "the little optimist" Dear Greg I would like to sincerely thank you for the copy that you sent our school of your "the little optimist". Bukho Ndiki...

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Herzlia Middle School Talk | Thank You

From: "Lisa Fainstein" Date: 23 August 2017 at 2:34:41 PM SAST To: The Little Optimist Subject: Herzlia Middle School Talk Hi Greg On Monday 7 August, Greg Bertish delivered a phenomenal and inspirational talk to pupils, staff and parents of Herzlia Middle School....

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The Little Optimist Inspires Herzlia Middle School

2 August 2016 The kids, parents and teachers packed the hall to hear about how little people can do big things and how being fine is actually fantastic! Close on 400 grade 7 to 9 students laughed and sighed as the story of survival and doing good unfolded. The...

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The Little Optimist | Cape Town Book Reading

An optimistic book reading by a kid, for the kids at The Book Lounge On the 24th of June Greg Bertish took a group of kids on an Optimistic Adventure as he read them the story of the little boat with a big heart!...

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Deep South Launch Of The Little Optimist Book

Wednesday June 21st  2017 Deep South Launch of the Little Optimist Book. Kommetjie SurfShop The evening was celebrated on the winter solstice – and the friendly faces of Kommetjie came out in their full winter gear to show their support for Kommetjie local and Little...

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St.Cyprians Girls School Talk

Guests of the Lunch Club from St Cyrians were kept cosy by a roaring fire and were treated to beautiful music. After being spoilt with Graham Beck and a delicious lunch – the guests settled in to listen to Greg’s message of courage and inspritation. The captive...

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UCT | Celebrating The Flowing Waterways

13 JUNE 2017 | STORY KEVIN WINTER. PHOTOS GAVIN LAWSON. Over 80 paddlers joined the Peninsula Paddle last Sunday to celebrate the recent rainfall and refreshment that this brought to the dire state of Cape Town’s waterways. Greg Bertish, the celebrity guest at the...

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Talk Testimonial | St Cyprians Girls School PTA Luncheon

From: Belinda Traverso Sent: Wednesday To: greg@truebluetravel.co.za Subject: Inspirational! "Hey Greg I just wanted to say that I loved you talk yesterday! It was really inspirational. I didn’t realise that you had been through your heart surgery twice – very...

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Making Mountains | Greg Bertish & The Little Optimist

Original Article By Belinda Mountain - http://www.makingmountains.co.za/2017/06/12/the-little-optimist-by-greg-bertish/ THE LITTLE OPTIMIST BY GREG BERTISH JUNE 12, 2017 This little book found its way on to my desk before we went away and I was struck by the charming...

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