Book Catch That Goat!
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Chase after a mischievous goat! Ayoka has been left in charge of the family goat — but within minutes the goat has vanished. This Nigerian market tale uses humor to impart a message about responsibility, and includes educational endnotes about Yoruba dress and language, Nigeria facts, and market life.
- Product Dimensions: 290 x 198 mm
- Page Count: 40 pages
- Age Range: Ages 3-7 years
- Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award, 2002
Written and illustrated by - Polly Alakija
Polly Alakija lives in Ibadan, Nigeria, with her husband, four children, three dogs, three goats, a giant tortoise and thirteen horses. She completed an art foundation course at Oxford Polytechnic before training as a Montessori teacher. She then taught art to primary school children and art workshops in London, England before moving to Nigeria in 1990. She now combines her family life with freelance work as a painter, illustrator, and interior designer.
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