The City Heroes and other stories from the Heart of Africa

The City Heroes and other stories from the Heart of Africa

by Omoruyi Uwuigiaren

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BN ID: 2940013967786
Publisher: Open Books
Publication date: 02/22/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 471,893
File size: 2 MB
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Nigerian author Omoruyi Uwuigiaren, also known simply as “Ruyi”,
has been writing middle grade fiction in his home country for a number of years. Open Books is proud to bring a collection of his unique stories to Western readers, both young and young at heart.

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The City Heroes and other stories from the Heart of Africa 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Beverly_Stowe 13 days ago
THE CITY HEROES by Omoruyi Uwuigiaren is a series of short stories introducing the reader to the lives of different characters in Africa, from animals to humans. Lovely artwork throughout the book adds a nice touch, giving the reader a glimpse of what is to follow in that particular story. We meet cats as they discuss their problems in life. One story introduces the reader to a priest and his wife. Then there are the jungle ants and their struggles to survive. And so much more. Each story has a message, such as “fighting doesn’t solve anything” and “learn from one another and work hard,” to name a couple. The stories also gave me a glimpse into the lives of a different culture, that of Africa. This is a delightful group of short stories to make a person thankful for his or her blessings. The author gives the reader a good look at another world, that in some ways is much the same as my world yet also different. Middle grade readers and even young teens should enjoy reading about the adventures of the cats, rats, and ants, while also learning about the people of another country, Africa. This would make a nice addition to school libraries, public libraries, and your own private library.