ISBN 9781912450596
Pages 26
Dimensions 203 x 203mm
Illustrations Colour Illustrations
Published 2020
Publisher Salaam Publishing, UK
Format Paperback

Samad in the Forest: English-Somali Bilingual Edition

Samad Kaynta Ayuu Dhex Joogaa

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.

Samad xayawaanka ayuu jeclaa. Riyadiisu waxay ahayd in uu maalin dhan kaynta dhex joogo oo geed-oodeedka dhex seexdo. La soco Samad oo socdaal wax-ka-wardoon ah u shiraacday, halkaas oo uu ka heley saaxiibbo cajiib ah iyo macluumaadyo ashqaraar leh.  Dhex tegidda kaynta waligeed ma noqonnin kob rayrreeyn badan.

A bilingual edition of this book is available in the following languages: Acholi, Afrikaans Akwapim, Amharic, Asante, Bemba, Chichewa, Ewe, Fante, Fulfulde, Ga, Gikuyu, Hausa, Igbo, Kalenjin, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Luganda, Luo, Nyanja, Oromo, Shona, Sesotho, Setswana, Somali Swahili, Tigrinya, Xhosa, Yoruba, Zulu.

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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.