The Goat That Killed A Lion And Other Stories, is a collection of Short Stories by the Author Dr Tansi. The book teaches the importance of cultivating good characters and excellent behaviours in Children using the Technique of wonderful stories that come alive in the readers minds. There are seven exciting story passages, morals to learn at the end of each, beautiful illustrations, a glossary of difficult words, questions to test pupil's understanding and games and puzzles to further improve their vocabulary. This book is guaranteed to make children (even Adults) learn, cry, laugh, think deeply and more importantly improve their lives for good. “A lazy liar spreads untrue stories and gets more than what he bargained for, …A Princess who's not only ugly but also plans evil against her teachers, …A King, and his bad advisers and the wise Alabi, …a soup whose ingredients are made up of alphabets and letters,...What becomes of them all? Find out in the book.
I, The Great Magician And Other Stories, am one out of a series of short stories. I am a classical interesting work of art that aims at correcting the behavior of children at very tender ages, while at the same time improving their reading and comprehending ability. In my pages are, seven wonderful stories, a glossary of difficult words, questions to test understanding and unique learning games and puzzles. I am not only a book of morals and education but also of leisure and entertainment, already proven to have helped in the formation of better children. See the facts inside. The Magician with his great powers intimidates a small powerless village, …an Innocent boy sent out of school for an offence he never committed, …a gossip at 72years old, …bad advice given to two children by their different parents, ...a seven years old girl given 'out in marriage' upon the death of her parents, …Nono Loses his bag, …What becomes of them all? Find out in the book.
Julia is a child molested by her stepfather. His threat to harm her and her mother if she tells anyone has made her keep his evil acts a secret. Her inaudible voice cries out for help but her mother is too blind and undiscerning to notice. Who will save her from this monster? Will she get help? Will she go into depression? Only time will tell.
Igho does not perform too well in his class work and places a distant 15th position in the promotional examination. His mother is angry. She banishes Igho to spend the long holiday with her aging parents who still work their farms in the village. Meanwhile, Igho's two siblings will visit Disneyland in America with their parents. It is punishment for Igho's poor performance in his class work. He spent too much time surfing the internet on his new GSM phone and neglected his schoolwork. Igho is crestfallen. How will he spend the holiday without his siblings? How will he overcome boredom in the village without electricity and other exciting city pastimes? Luckily, Igho gets the company of his cousin Onome, who lives in Warri, and together, they set out on a journey of the best fun of their young lives. And Igho forgets he ever missed going to America...
Osaik is an eight-year-old boy. He is charming and has an unusual ability to hear things no one hears. His world is thrown into disarray when a debilitating disease takes his mother from him. Despite his grief, he has to find a way of saving his little sister, Eghe, from the same disease. Alongside his dad, and Kompa his dog, they begin a race to get her all the help she needs. It is not an easy one because at every turn there is a new obstacle to avoid and a new hurdle to climb. In this dramatic and fast-paced story of loss, faith and hope, the limits of love, sacrifice, friendship, loyalty and family ties are tested as the struggle to save his sister’s life brings Osaik and those around him to a new knowledge of the world they can see, the world they cannot see, and the parts of themselves they never knew existed. BLURBS “Boom Boom is entertaining and educative. Written in a down to earth and child-friendly manner, it is a suspenseful and hilarious narrative that will engage not just children but people of every age.” —Halima Wali, Chief Learning Officer, 1 Million Teachers “As a sickle cell anaemia warrior myself, this is the book I wish I read as a child. A book that tells our story in an educative yet fun way—it is an enlightening book of hope. Boom Boom is a major page-turner. It is a must read for children and caregivers too.” —Hauwa Audu, sickle cell warrior “Boom Boom is a brilliant work. The captivating, fast-paced and emotional story sucks you in and makes it impossible to put down. Everyone should read this.” —Chinyere Obi-Obasi, author, The Great Fall
There's a magic to tales and it becomes stronger in the night, especially when told under village skies. They can entertain and, in some cases, take away our minds from our problems while teaching us important lessons. Once Upon a Village Tale is fiction for children that brings together a collection of memorable stories, both animal and human, to entertain and teach. There are in all of these, traditional values fixed within that will help reclaim the beauty of our humanity and more, our Africanity.
Scribbles of a 5-Year Old is a collection of short stories written by a child author when she was five years old. The stories are borne out of the writer’s wild imaginations, love for animals and a desire to let other children into her world of fantasy. The book is a double joy for kids as it is not only a collection of short stories but also an activity book as each story is accompanied with vivid illustrations for children to fill with colour. It is a great book for kids who love to laugh. All ten stories are easy to read with fun illustrations to help entertain younger readers. While the book is appropriate for 4 – 8 year olds, parents can read to and bond with much younger children to strengthen their love for books and reading.
An African Cinderella classic folktale filled with heart and moral teachings. When her father re-marries Chipo finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and lazy sister who make her do all the household work. Despite her circumstances, she remains kind-hearted to everyone she meets. One particularly miserable day Chipo falls into the river while doing her chores. Help has arrived in the form of a friendly mermaid whose magic will change Chipo's life forever.
Kuru engages in mischief for fun, at the expense of others. Soon, he has to face the consequences of his actions. Will his friends who are also offended by his troublesome ways stand by him in tough times?
The Musings of a Six-Year-Old Girl takes you on a practical journey to the utopian world of children: issues affecting them, how they think, how they want to be treated and how they communicate their dissatisfaction to adults. This book benefits readers, especially parents who are passionate about good parenting and are very much interested in what their children see, listen to and say as well as their convictions about God.
Aill, the obedient boy and other stories contain different short stories which teach morality in a way that the little children who are the author’s target audience would understand. It is written with simple and easy to understand language which young readers would find interesting entertaining and above all educating.