The Finish Line

Embark on a captivating journey with The Finish Line, where adventure meets morality in a world of talking animals and spirited challenges. Join Mafoya, an African girl aspiring to be the town's fastest sprinter, as her path takes an unexpected turn into Musanga Kingdom. In this enchanting realm, Mafoya faces inner battles, forges alliances, and races against talking animals in a quest to return home. Tailored for readers aged 6-14, parents will find it an enriching addition to their child's library, while educators can leverage its potential for character development and cultural exploration in the classroom. This children's book is a treasure trove of educational value, seamlessly weaving lessons of honesty, determination, accountability and sportsmanship into an engaging narrative. The Finish Line transcends the ordinary, offering an adventure that sparks imagination and instills essential values in young hearts.

978-1-957810-15-7

Fiction

60

$ 25.00 USD

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About the author

Ayo Oyeku is an Ebedi Residency Fellow and a Human Leadership Fellow. In 2004, he made an early mark when his first children’s book was selected by World Bank (Nigeria) for distribution across libraries in Nigeria. In 2015, he won the Ezenwa Ohaeto Prize for fiction. He was shortlisted twice for the Golden Baobab Prize in the Early Chapters category, in 2016 and 2018 respectively. In 2019, he won the Association of Nigerian Authors Prize for Children’s Literature. He is a contributor for World Kid Lit and EuroLit.

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