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A Goat Called Curry

a goat called curry

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A heartwarming tale of the friendship between a little girl and her mischievous pet goat. Six-year-old Mofolusho lives with her parents on a farm on the outskirts of Lagos, Nigeria. She is an expert at doing the opposite of what her parents tell her not to do. Not only does she hide when they need help with chores around the house, she also does whatever she wants. But one night, a goat arrives on their doorstep and everything changes. Mrs. Farmer has a habit of naming animals after ingredients she lacks in her kitchen. So, it's no wonder that her daughter's pet goat is named Curry. Eventually, the pet goat becomes as naughty as Mofolusho, forcing Mrs. Farmer to make a decision. Will she choose to make a Curry goat recipe or spare the naughty goat? Told with wit and humor, this charming story of a little girl and her mischievous four-legged sidekick is bound to delight children and adults. This beautiful picture book celebrates the love and friendship that exists between children and their pets and the positive influences one can have on the other. It also features an unforgettable secondary cast of characters which lovers of Caribbean food and African cuisine will recognize including Scotch Bonnet Pepper and Allspice. Packed with full color illustrations, this heartwarming African children's story is a great read-aloud for family time, bedtime, nap time, bath time or anytime for preschool children, beginner readers, and especially for children 4 - 8 years old....

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Dear Obajimi: A Short Story

dear obajimi: a short story

188 reads

After the mysterious disappearance of her husband, a woman writes a series of letters in a desperate attempt to make sense of the calamity of a missing spouse. These letters provide insight into the life the couple lived before Obajimi’s disappearance and the hurricane of changes that occur while the Police investigate. By the last letter, will she discover what happened to her husband?...

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The Hairy Crown of Mr. Adesoji

the hairy crown of mr. adesoji

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Three school boys - Francis, Fadehan and Kanmi - are friends in their first year at St. John’s College, a private secondary school in Lagos. Their lives are characterized by the boring routine of everyday high school life until their afro wearing, oppressive Mathematics teacher, Mr. Adesoji, picks on one of them and humiliates him in front of the whole school. Fueled by a collective desire for revenge and retribution, the young boys embark on an adventure that will test their brotherhood and friendship. But their quest for revenge is only the beginning. Mr. Adesoji is undoubtedly the wickedest teacher in school. How will the boys exact revenge on him? Will they succeed? This exciting adventure story chronicles the experiences of male students in an all boys Nigerian boarding school and is bound to thrill readers of all ages....

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With Love From Asaba

with love from asaba

304 reads

Nene Alozie is an unemployed university graduate living in Lagos, Nigeria. After a nasty breakup with her boyfriend of 5 years, she willingly moves from Lagos to Asaba to live with her uncle. Her mission in Asaba is simple: get a job and get over her ex-boyfriend. But, as soon as Nene arrives in Asaba, she quickly discovers that the city, in its own charming way, has many surprises in store for her, and she must decide how far she will go for the sake of love....

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1, 2, 3 Disappear

1, 2, 3 disappear

70 reads

On a routine trip to the market, a houseboy meets some visitors from out-of-town who change the course of his life....

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