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All Aboard for the Bobo Road

By Stephen Davies
Illustrated by Christopher Corr

Help Big Ali the bus driver and his family in this counting journey through a spectacular part of West Africa

All aboard for the Bobo Road! Fatima and Galo load the luggage while their dad Big Ali drives the bus. Help count on bikes, sacks of rice, melons and even goats and chickens as the bus travels past Gurunsi houses, the hippo lake, waterfalls and jungle, all the way to the city of Bobo. With the authentic setting in Burkina Faso drawn from the author's own experience, this is a wonderfully fun introduction for small children to an amazing culture.

  • Fabulously colourful illustrations crammed full of lively details, with added bonus of counting element
  • A wonderfully fun introduction for small children to an amazing culture that the author lived amongst for ten years.
  • Includes endpapers that are a map of their journey along the Bobo Road

About the author

Stephen Davies spent several years living amongst Fulani herders in Burkina Faso as a missionary. He has written for the Guardian Weekly (Letters from Burkina Faso) and the Sunday Times and is the Author Biography of several books for young readers. www.voiceinthedesert.org.uk

About the illustrator

Stephen Davies lives with his wife and two baby daughters amongst Fulani herders in West Africa, but regularly spends several months of the year in the UK. He speaks Fulfulde, accompanies cattle-drives, and has been involved in the set-up of a Fulfulde radio station. He also writes for the Guardian Weekly (Letters from Burkina Faso) and occasionally for the Sunday Times. Christopher Corr was born in London and studied at The Royal College of Art. He has worked on numerous commissions including a Royal Mail millennium stamp about the UN Peace-keeping Force in Bosnia. He has also painted posters and cards and other materials for London Transport, National Aids Trust, Body Shop, Habitat and Ikea, UNICEF, Kensington & Chelsea Healthcare Author Biographyity, and Waterstones. His round the world travels provide the inspiration for his work.

ISBN: 9781783445004
Imprint: Andersen Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: April 6, 2017
Dimensions: 280 x 240mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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