ISBN 9781912450152
Pages 26
Dimensions 203 x 203mm
Published 2019
Publisher Salaam Publishing, UK
Format Paperback

Samad in the Forest: English - Gikuyu Bilingual Edition

by Mohammed Umar

Samad loved animals. His dream was to spend a whole day in a forest and sleep in the treehouse. Follow Samad as he embarked on this adventure where he made wonderful friends and amazing discoveries. Going into a forest has never been so much fun.

Kamau nĩendete nyamũ. Wendi wake warĩ gũtinda mũthenya mũgima mũtitũ-inĩ na kũrara kanyũmba-inĩ ka mũtĩ. Rũmĩrĩra Kamau akĩambĩrĩria rũgendo rũrũ kũrĩa ekũgĩa arata aingĩ na agundũre maũndũ ma kũgegania. Gũthiĩ mũtitũ-inĩ warĩ ũndũ wa gĩkeno mũno.

A bilingual edition of this book is available in the following languages: Acholi, Akwapim, Amharic, Asante, Ewe, Fante, Fulfulde, Hausa, Igbo, 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.