Title: Dad Goes to School
Author: Mandy Collins
Publisher: Mango Books, an imprint of Quramo Publishing
Number of pages: 32
Type of Book: Fiction; African
Age: 4 – 8
Buy it here: http://quramo.com/content/dad-goes-school-0 ; Terra Kulture, 1376 Tiamiyu Savage Street, Victoria Island Lagos.
Price: N1000; N1200
Nandi wanted Dad to stay in school with her so she wailed and wailed and wailed until Dad promised to go to school with her for a whole day. The very next day, he did just that. But things didn’t quite turn out the way Nandi hoped…
THUMBS UP AND DOWN
UP: This book was shortlisted for the 2014 Golden Baobab Prize for Picture Books, one of the best prizes for African Kid’s Lit! Perfect for every child with a love for early morning tantrums, it reminds me of the line, ‘Be careful what you wish for because you just might get it!’
HAVE FUN WITH THIS BOOK
Watch the book trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MB2cV0Dkp1s
CHALLENGE: Dad Goes to School
CREATE (WRITE a Story/Poem OR DRAW)
- Draw Nandi and Dad in Nandi’s class (4 – 6 year olds)
- List 2 characters in the book? (7 – 8 year olds)
Find them in the crossword puzzle below (7 – 8 year olds)
Send your answers to firstname.lastname@example.org
Entry requirements: Entrants must be within the 4 – 8 age range. The first correct entry will be announced on this page and will win a copy of this book.
Answers must be submitted before 12:00am on Friday, February 9th 2018.
Next Book of the Week:
The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt
photo credit: quramo.com