ISBN 9789987081769
Pages 68
Dimensions 255 x 230mm
Illustrations Colour Illustrations
Published 2012
Publisher Mkuki na Nyota Publishers, Tanzania
Format Paperback

The Adventures of Baraka Blackbird

by Blessing Musariri

Baraka Blackbird is bored with her home. Her friend the Mbuyu tree tells her: “Your wings are the gift of freedom, so fly.” She follows her friend’s advice and explores new lands, makes new friends, and discovers the wonderful courage that can be achieved by facing one’s fears. The Adventures of Baraka Blackbird is a charming allegorical tale that author Blessing Musariri delivers with a light, sparkling hand.

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About the Author

Blessing Musariri

Blessing Musariri is one of Zimbabwe’s most exciting young literary writers. Her books for children have won national awards, and she is becoming a notable screenwriter. She is part of the Crossing Borders Project, an international creative writing scheme supported by the British Council and Lancaster University in the UK.