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I'll See You in Ijebu (Paperback)
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I'll See You in Ijebu (Paperback)

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£7.99
Paperback 32 Pages
Published: 12/03/2024
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★ “Eight-year-old Olu visits her mother’s family in Ijebu, Nigeria, as they observe Eid al-Adha . . . A loving embrace of faith and family and a wonderful window into Nigerian culture” – Kirkus Reviews, starred review A Catholic girl growing up in the bustling city of Lagos, Nigeria takes a trip to spend a week with her Muslim extended family in the countryside town of Ijebu to celebrate Eid al-Adha. Her days in Ijebu are filled with celebrations, traditions and special time connecting with family. Breathtaking illustration and poetic writing draws the reader into the sensory experience of celebrating Eid in Nigeria, while detailed endmatter includes information about Nigeria and Eid al-Adha, recipe for Nigerian puff puff and more.

Publisher: Barefoot Books, Incorporated
ISBN: 9781646868445
Number of pages: 32
Weight: 163 g
Dimensions: 273 x 216 x 4 mm


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★ “Eight-year-old Olu visits her mother’s family in Ijebu, Nigeria, as they observe Eid al-Adha . . . A loving embrace of faith and family and a wonderful window into Nigerian culture” – Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“A story to be read again and again. Good for the entire family, and a must-have for middle school libraries” – School Library Journal  

Her richly evoked experience, from sweltering cars and puff-puff hawkers to making pepper soup, will resonate with anyone whose family involves more than one heritage or tradition” – The Guardian, Children’s and teens roundup – the best new picture books and novels  

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