Ayobami and the Names of the Animals
Ayobami and the Names of the Animals

Ayobami and the Names of the Animals

Written by Pilar Lopez Avila & illustrated by Mar Azabal
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4 - 8
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Apr 1, 2018
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Winner at The 2018 New York Times/New York Public Library Best Illustrated Children’s Books Ayobami is an African girl who dreams of going to school. After war comes to an end, she can finally return to the schoolhouse. But in order to do so, she has to take a dangerous path through the jungle. Armed only with a piece of paper and a worn-out pencil, she embarks on a hazardous journey to fulfil her unweaving desire to learn and write. This is a tale about the importance of education, the difficulties that many children have to overcome to go to school, and the perseverance and enthusiasm of those who want to learn.

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    Publication Date
    April 1, 2018
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    4 - 8 years

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