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The Journey continues in Part 2 of this African Graphic Novel Adventure Series! In the second part of THE JOURNEY OF A THOUSAND NAIRA NOTE, the one thousand Naira note continues its colorful and exciting travels through the lives of ordinary Nigerians. Money ushers in new beginnings, solves problems and even restores hope. From lovers to university students to traders, the thousand Naira note is a silent witness to the changes and daily triumphs that often go unnoticed and uncelebrated. Each chapter explores the role money plays in love and relationships, marriage, education, politics, trade, and commerce. This is a glimpse into the Nigerian experience through the eyes of the highest denomination: one thousand Naira.
A Debut African Graphic Novel about the Naira: the official currency of Nigeria. The First Part of an original Graphic Novel Adventure Series. The Naira is the official currency of Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa. In this graphic novel debut, One Thousand Naira, the highest current denomination, travels from the mint where it is manufactured into the hands of people from all walks of life including traders, craftsmen, artisans and even, students. Money is present at the start of friendships, triumphs and failures, the birth of a child, celebrations and everyday trade and commerce. From the mundane to major milestones, the thousand Naira note witnesses the passage of time, observing the highs and lows in people’s lives. Through vibrant illustrations, strong narration, and humorous dialogue, the reader is transported to various places where money changes hands and gets a glimpse into how Nigerians spend money.
A heartwarming picture book with bright, colorful illustrations, telling the story of friendship and sharing between African twin sisters and their pet chicken. Deep in the heart of Lagos in a beautiful house surrounded by trees there lived a man, a woman, and their daughters. Twin sisters, Doja and Remi are alike but very different. They both love animals but want different pets. Doja loves playing soccer and flying airplanes. She wants a puppy. Remi, on the other hand, loves making colorful art, painting portraits, drawing pictures, and playing the guitar. She wants a pet canary. As their 7th birthday approaches, the girls learn important life lessons. When a chicken struts into their lives, the girls learn the value of friendship and the joy of sharing. This book is the sequel to A Goat Called Curry, the heartwarming story of Mofolusho and her pet goat. The secondary characters in this picture book are the ingredients used to make Mozambique style Chicken Peri Peri, a popular African dish, with Portuguese origins. Perfect for young readers, preschool kids, kindergarten kids, primary school children, toddlers and readers of all ages.
A sweet picture book which gives parents of toddlers, preschoolers and kindergaten children a witty, humorous answer to the question, Where do babies come from? Perfect for storytime, this picture book will entertain both children and adults alike. On a tiny island, off the Western coast of Africa, stands a magnificent castle . . . The Castle of Newborns. Timi's mummy is expecting a baby. At bedtime, Timi asks his parents that age-old question: Where do babies come from? The answer is a story, a wild and wondrous adventure that involves a castle overrun with babies, a baby-hating crocodile and one brave little hero to save them all. It's a story that celebrates family, the curiosity of children, the art of storytelling, the precious ritual of bedtime and the imaginative resourcefulness of parents in tricky moments. Recommended for preschool children, toddlers, kindergarten children, teachers and parents.
A delightful and charming story celebrating Christmas in Lagos, a modern West African city. This picture book explores the sights and sounds of Lagos at Christmas through the eyes and words of a little Nigerian girl writing a Christmas journal. A cold, dry wind blew in from the Sahara desert and into Ranti's room It is ten days to Christmas, and also the last day of school. Ranti, a six year old girl who lives in the West African city of Lagos, Nigeria, sits in class and listens to her classmates describe all the exciting, far-away places they will visit during the Christmas holidays. Many of them will travel abroad for Christmas with their families. Ranti feels left out, and believes that her Christmas will be the most boring Christmas ever because she will be spending it in the city where she lives: Lagos. Because there is no snow in Lagos, she won't go ice skating or build a frosty snowman. However, with the encouragement of her class teacher, Miss Ani, Ranti starts a Christmas journal where she details all the amazing things that take place in the city of Lagos during Christmas. Although there is no snow in Lagos, and no tower to visit, Ranti develops a newfound appreciation for Lagos, and discovers all the exciting reasons that make Christmas in Lagos so special. Children will learn that you don't need to travel to exotic places to enjoy Christmas in your own town, city or village. Children will also learn the value of keeping a daily journal or diary. This picture book is a celebration of all the wonderful things that make Christmas special in Lagos. Readers of all ages will love following Ranti's journey through her Christmas diary, as she takes us through Lagos at Christmastime. It is also a celebration of all the things that make a Nigerian Christmas truly special, including Christmas concerts and Christmas carols in Nigerian languages. Perfect for read-alouds and storytime. Recommended for 4 - 8 year old children, preschoolers, kindergarten kids, toddlers and readers of all ages.