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The Good Egg

Title: The Good Egg Author: Jory John; Illustrator: Pete Oswald Publisher: HarperCollins Number of pages: 40 Type of Book: Picture book, Fiction Age: 4 – 8 Buy it here: https://www.amazon.com/Good-Egg-Jory-John/dp/B0817JDTLL/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= Price: $9.75 MY SUMMARY This is a funny and insightful tale about the importance of self-care and taking things easy. The verrrrrry good egg likes for everything and … Continue reading The Good Egg

Too Small Tola

Title: Too Small Tola Author: Atinuke Publisher: Walker Books Number of pages: 96 Type of Book: Fiction; African; Contemporary Age: 7+ Available here: @thebookwormcafebookstore on Instagram; https://www.amazon.co.uk/Too-Small-Tola-Atinuke/dp/1406388912/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=too+small+tola&qid=1602613660&sr=8-1 Price: N2000; GBP 5.29 MY SUMMARYThis is a book of 3 stories which feature tiny Tola who lives in the slums of Lagos with her grandmother and siblings. … Continue reading Too Small Tola

Sulwe

Title: Sulwe  Author: Lupita Nyong’o Illustrator: Vashti Harrison Publisher: Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers Number of pages: 48 Type of Book: Fiction; African, Magical Realism, Folktale  Age: 4 – 8 Buy it here: https://rhbooks.com.ng/product/sulwe-by-lupita-nyongo-and-vashti-harrison/; https://www.amazon.com/Sulwe-Lupita-Nyongo/dp/1534425365 Price: N4000; $11.78 MY SUMMARY Little Sulwe’s skin is as dark as midnight. She is the darkest member of her family and the darkest child … Continue reading Sulwe

Children of Blood and Bone

Title: Children of Blood and Bone Author: Tomi Adeyemi Publisher: Ouida Books (2018) / Henry Holt and Co (BYR) (2018) Number of pages: 531; 544 Type of Book: Adventure, African, African Mythology, Medieval, Fantasy,Fiction, Suspense/Thriller Genre: YA (Young Adult) Age: 13+ Available here: https://thebookmarketng.com/product/children-of-blood-and-bone/; https://www.amazon.com/Children-Blood-Bone-Legacy-Orisha/dp/1250170974 Price: N4500; $12.73 MY SUMMARY It starts with a quest, because all books with elements of … Continue reading Children of Blood and Bone

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