ISBN 9781912450619
Pages 26
Dimensions 203 x 203mm
Illustrations Colour Illustrations
Published 2020
Publisher Salaam Publishing, UK
Format Paperback

Samad in the Forest: English-Krio Bilingual Edition

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.

Samad lɛk animal dɛm. Im drim na bin fɔ go de wan ol day na di fɔrɛst ɛn slip na di tik os. Falla Samad we he go pan di waka waka we he go mɛk gud gud padi dɛm ɛn lan tin dɛm we mek im mɔt opin. Fɔ go na di fɔrɛst wande nɔ gɛh gladi gladi so.

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

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