ISBN 9781912450169
Pages 24
Dimensions 203 x 203mm
Illustrations Colour Illustrations
Published 2019
Publisher Salaam Publishing, UK
Format Paperback

Samad in the Desert: English-Gikuyu Bilingual Edition

Kamau Weru-Ini Wa Muthanga

by Mohammed Umar

Samad loved to go out. His dream was to spend a whole day in the desert and swim in the oasis. Follow Samad as he embarked on this adventure where he made wonderful friends and amazing discoveries. Going into a desert has never been so much fun.

Kamau nĩ endete gũthiĩ iceera. Wendi wake warĩ gũtinda mũthenya mũgima werũ-inĩ wa mũthanga na gũtubĩra gĩthima-inĩ. Rũmĩrĩra Kamau akĩambĩrĩria rũgendo rũrũ kũrĩa ekũgĩa arata aingĩ na agundũre maũndũ ma kũgegania. Gũthiĩ werũ-inĩ wa mũthanga warĩ ũndũ wa gĩkeno mũno.

A bilingual edition of this book is available in the following languages: Acholi, Amharic, Fulfulde, Hausa, Kirundi, Luganda, Oromo, Swahili, Tigrinya, Yoruba.

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About the Author

Mohammed Umar

Mohammed Umar was born in Azare in Nigeria’s Bauchi State. He studied political science at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria. He then graduated with an M.A. in journalism from Moscow State University (1991) and M.A. in political economy from Middlesex University, UK (1996). Mohammed Umar served as a judge for the Caine Prize for African Writing in 2009 and he was the winner of the Muslim News Award for Excellence in Arts in 2010. He lives in London.