ISBN 9781912450350
Pages 24
Dimensions 203 x 203mm
Illustrations Colour Illustrations
Published 2020
Publisher Salaam Publishing, UK
Format Paperback

Samad in the Desert: English-Xhosa Bilingual Edition

Uloyiso Entlango

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.

ULoyiso uyathanda ukuphuma abone izinto. Iphupha lakhe yayikukuchitha imini yonke entlango, adade esizibeni. Landela uLoyiso nanjengokuba ekuhambo lwakhe lokufumanisa ukuba kwenzekani entlango nalapho athe wafumana izihlobo ezininzi ezinobubele, wafumanisa nangezinto ezininzi ebengazazi. Zange kwaba mnandi kangaka ukuya entlango!

A bilingual edition of this book is available in the following languages: Acholi, Amharic, Fulfulde, Gikuyu, Hausa, Kalenjin, 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.