The more Chike saw the ferry-boats the more he wanted to make the trip to Asaba. But where would he get the money? He did not know. Still, he hoped. Eleven-year-old Chike longs to cross the Niger River to the city of Asaba, but he doesn’t have the sixpence he needs to pay for the ferry ride. With th..
I want to be ... series gives young children a realistic insight into the working day of adults. Easy-to-read captions and color photographs of women and men from different cultures help children understand what's involved in each occupation. Young readers learn to respect the importance of doi..
On a dark midwinter’s night in an ancient inn on the river Thames, an extraordinary event takes place. The regulars are telling stories to while away the dark hours, when the door bursts open on a grievously wounded stranger. In his arms is the lifeless body of a small child. Hours later, the girl s..
A DEATH-DEFYING CONTEST FOR A LIFE-RESTORING FORMULA…Far deeper than the story of a traditional healer and her feuding children’s search for her ‘life’ formula, Imminent River seamlessly melds a delectably gorgeous love story into a historical family saga, one reminiscent of Alex Haley’s R-o-o-t-s, ..
Jummy has won a place at the River School, the finest girls’ boarding school in Nigeria. Nothing can dampen her spirits, not even when she learns that her best friend Caro won’t be joining her.By the Shine-Shine River, school is everything Jummy dreamt of, with friendly new girls, midnight feasts an..
Through beautiful illustrations and creatively written text this book describes the splendours of paradise to your children. Its simple text and vivid pictures depict what lies in store for devout Muslims in the Hereafter, in a manner that will captivate young minds...