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8 year-old Obioma is a football star. She uses a special stick to score goals and never loses a race in her wheelchair! But when she moves to a new city, she has to go to a new school where she has no friends, and everyone calls her “the girl with the wheelchair”. Obioma misses playing football most of all, until one day a girl named Ayana asks her to race. Once they start playing football, everyone joins in and Obioma finds a new team to play with!
Àdùké lives with her grandparents in Ibadan and Grandma is her favourite person in the world. She loves when Grandma sings to her, and gives her treats from her stall. But one day, Àdùké comes home from school and can’t find Grandma anywhere! Àdùké doesn’t understand why Grandma can’t come back, but then her aunt Yímiká tells her a secret. Can she really see Grandma if she squints up at the moon?
Àdùkẹ́ ń gbé pẹ̀ lú àwọn òbí òbí rẹ̀ ní ìlú Ìbàdàn, Ìyá Àgbà ló sì fẹ́ràn jùlọ lágbàáyé.
Ó fẹ ́ràn kí Ìyá Àgbà máa kọrin fún àti bí wọ́n ṣe máa ń fun ní kókóró láti inú ìsọ̀ wọn.
Ní ọjọ́ kan, Àdùkẹ́ dé láti ilé-ìwé, ṣùgbọ́ n kò rí Ìyá Àgbà níbì kankan! Àdùkẹ́ ò mọ ìdí tí
Ìyá Àgbà ò le padà wá mọ́. Nígbà náà ni àntí Yímíká sọ àṣírí kan fún.
Ṣé lóòótọ́ ni ó lè rí Ìyá Àgbà nínú òṣùpá tí ó bá ṣe ojú rẹ̀ tínńtín?
It’s a special day in Macy’s classroom as all the children come in dressed up in their most stylish African clothing! Zahra’s Ethiopian dress is covered in beads, while Malika’s Namibian outfit is bursting with colours. And who is hiding behind that elephant mask from Cameroon? No two outfits are the same, in this beautiful and varied parade of clothing from across Africa!
Join Adanah and her friend Kolade as they go running around their village in this fun 123 adventure book!
This colourful picture book set in Nigeria captures the fun of playing outdoors, as Adanah and Kolade chase two bouncy tyres around their village, clambering over rocks and encountering spiders and more!
Written in a fun bouncing style, children will learn to count while having fun as they join Adanah and Kolade’s adventure.
A celebration of black hair, through the vibrant and varied hairstyles found in a single family. With Mylo Freeman’s trademark colourful illustrations, this entertaining book will show young black children the joys that can be found through their hair, and remind other children of the many different types of hair that can be found in the world around them.
Author: Mylo Freeman | Print ISBN: 978-1911115021 | Format: Picture Book | No. of Pages: 28 | Pub. Date: 12th September 2018
Princess Arabella and her friends go to the museum. There are works of different artists exhibited: some are big and others are small. In some works, you can lose yourself and others make you smile. Then the children want to go home. Why? Because they want to make their own work of art!
Featuring a host of contemporary artists including Kehinde Wiley, Yayoi Kusama, Grayson Perry and many more.
The newest title in the popular Princess Arabella series! Princess Arabella can’t wait to have a younger sibling to play with. But what would be most fun – a brother or a sister? Sisters seem great… until she meets Prince Mimoun’s sister. A brother then? Princess Ling’s brothers seem like too much trouble! What do Mum and Dad have in store for Princess Arabella?
Author: Mylo Freeman | Print ISBN: 978-1911115717 | Format: Picture Book | No. of Pages: 28 | Pub. Date: 19th March 2019
A new title in the popular ‘Princess Arabella’ series. It is almost Granny’s birthday and Princess Arabella and her friends set out to bake the most DELICIOUS and most GIGANTIC cake in the entire world. But who will be the winner – Princess Arabella, Prince Mimoen, Princess Sophie or Princess Ling?
A delightful picture book for children aged 3+
Author: Mylo Freeman | Print ISBN: 978-1911115427 | Format: Picture Book | No. of Pages: 28 | Pub. Date: 26th April 2017
A delightful addition to the popular ‘Princess Arabella’ series. Princess Arabella and her friends embark upon their first day at Princess School. They find themselves taking some very unusual lessons – and when they are allowed to bring their pets to school, fun and games ensue!
An engaging and entertaining picture book for children aged 3+.
Author: Mylo Freeman | Print ISBN: 978-1911115410 | Format: Picture Book | No. of Pages: 28 | Pub. Date: 26th April 2017
Princess Arabella thinks her room is boring. So she decides she’s going to do something about that – all by herself.She mixes up some paints and in no time at all her room looks fabulous.
The latest book about the popular little Princess Arabella, with fun information about mixing colours.
Author: Mylo Freeman | Print ISBN: 978-1911115120 | Format: Picture Book | No. of Pages: 28 | Pub. Date: April 2016
A charming novelty picture book that will entertain even the youngest readers.
Try and match each crown with a princess – and then see who appears on the final page!
Author: Mylo Freeman | Print ISBN: 978-1911115021 | Format: Hardback Picture Book | No. of Pages: 28 | Pub. Date: 30th April 2017
Mayowa is unhappy because he has been told he will be visiting his grandmother in Ilisan. When he gets there, grandma pairs him up with the ever-hungry, fun- loving Denuyi. Together, they explore the town and all its wonders. By the time he returns to Lαgos, Mαyowa learns that there is more to life than computer games…
Author: Lola Shoneyin | Print ISBN: Nigeria: 978-9784851886 | Print ISBN: UK: 978-1911115144 | Format: Picture Book | No of Pages: 32 | Pub Date: Nigeria: 2010 | Pub Date: UK 2016
Join Adanah on an alphabetical adventure as she goes to visit her grandfather in Modakeke, Nigeria. Every letter, from A to Z, is featured in this African alphabet book, including C for a camera to take pictures, E for an eagle spied above the trees, P for a pump for fetching water, and S for stories told by Auntie Sumbo.
Adana recalls with excitement a memorable experience at her Granddad’s village and the relaxed pace of rural life compared to the hustling city that she lives in. Her audience is her best friend Zainab, to whom she extends an invite to join her, when next she returns.
Written in a bouncing rhyming style, children will learn while having fun as they join Adanah on her school holiday adventure!
The book is geared towards a reading age of 4-7 and the characters are positive models for the African culture, food and way of life.
Author: Sade Fadipe | Print ISBN: 978-1911115151 | Format: Picture Book | No. of Pages: 32pp | Pub. Date: June 2016
Eno lives happily with her father, until one day he disappears in an accident. Her uncle says that she is a “witch” who has caused her father’s death. She goes through many struggles before moving in with other children who have also been called “witches” and have been sent away from home.
This moving story, with moments of humour and sadness, shows how Eno uses courage and her imagination to make the best of a difficult situation. Young readers will be gripped while also learning about how an organisation such as Stepping Stones Nigeria can help children in Eno’s situation.
Author: Ayodele Olofintuade | Print ISBN: 979-89789037520 | Format: 149 x 203mm | No of Pages: 48 | Pub Date: 2010
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Just think: your own personal country! Even if it were only the size of a bathmat, it would be all yours! So grab a copy of HOW TO BUILD YOUR OWN COUNTRY, and get ready to rule!
Author: Valerie Wyatt | Print ISBN: 978-9785078367 | No of Pages: 40 | Format: Paperback | Pub Date: October 2013