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The Dangerous Small Red Car Kimosop and Tobiko enjoy hiking dangerous lifts on slow moving lorries on their way home from school. But on one of those escapades, they find themselves abandoned in the forest, a long and dangerous walk from home. That is when, against all the advice they had received, they solicit a lift from strangers in a red car. Suddenly they find themselves in the hands of child abductors whose sole aim is to make them labourers. Kimosop and Tobiko must fight not just for their freedom, but the freedom of several children they find in the forest.


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The Magic Goat

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Author(s): Meshack Asare

ISBN: 9966-01-037-8

The Magic goat is an ingenious story of how a goat with magic powers helps himself and the sheep to eascape the willy intentions of the Leopard.....

Ksh.120.00

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Lena and Dena

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Author(s): Ngumi KIbera

ISBN: 9966-882-28-6

Lena and Dena live peacefully with their mother—until the wicked village medicine man accuses tnem of being evil because their mother has refused to marry him. ....

Ksh.172.00

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The Nile's Embrace

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Author(s): Montserrat del Amo

ISBN: 9966-882-10-3

The Nile's Embrace is an extraordinary adventure story. Extraordinary because for two young boys to set on a one thousand kilometre canoe trip down the Nile is not exactly like taking a ride around the estate....But that's not all. Besides the action we appreciate the considerations made which help us to grasp the theme of the novel. We enjoy the somewhat subtle judgements made, the analysis of actual situations very different from our own, etc. The author invites us to read, live an incomparable human adventure!....

Ksh.190.00

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Hollow Bridges

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Author(s): Corney Gichuki

ISBN: 9966-882-98-2

It all began with a shocking letter, advising young Patrick to avoid the dangerous path that his brother had taken. But once he opens up to his friend, Matthew, Patrick realises that he is not the only one in deep trouble.....

Ksh.270.00

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Ali the Little Sultan

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Author(s): Lily Mabura

ISBN: 9966-01-056-4

For years, mighty old Sultan Bashir sat on the same bamboo seat in the porch worrying. He ate little, slept little and worried much till his beard grew very, very, long and white. What would cause so much worry to a mighty Sultan? Well, it was the Little Sultan Ali, the Sultan's only child. Sultan Bashir wanted a tall, strong and brave son to succeed him. ....

Ksh.175.00

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Abena and the Rock

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Author(s): Verna Wilkins and Gill Mclean

ISBN: 9966-01-042-4

This is a story of an eight-year-old Ghanian girl who helps the village move a rock by looking at how ants are able to move heavy objects. The villagers had tried to move the huge bolder without success but are not willing to listen to the advice of a young girl. However, old Jonti is willing to listen and urges the villagers to do what the girl suggests. They are able to remove the huge rock and save their village. ....

Ksh.170.00

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The Trail of Mercy

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Author(s): Emmanuel Kariuki

ISBN: 9966-01-156-0

Morris and Susie are out in search of a charitable project for their Bandani Youth Club. After a long and tiring search in the sprawling Bandani Estate, they stumble on a children's home. The two youths are full of joy, after all, Morris and Susie have always wanted to work with Children. The owner rudely turns down their offer for help. Morris and Susie are about to give up on the Children's home but the sight of a miserable young Musa, and the attitude of the owner raises a red flag. Is something sinister going on in the Children's home? The two are suddenly sucked into a dangerous mission full of intrigue and suspense. In a backdrop of romance, greed and crime, teamwork and empathy for fellow human beings turns around a potentially tragic situation.....

Ksh.290.00

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The Dangerous Small Red Car

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Author(s): Mary Mwangangi

ISBN: 9966-01-160-9

The Dangerous Small Red Car Kimosop and Tobiko enjoy hiking dangerous lifts on slow moving lorries on their way home from school. But on one of those escapades, they find themselves abandoned in the forest, a long and dangerous walk from home. That is when, against all the advice they had received, they solicit a lift from strangers in a red car. Suddenly they find themselves in the hands of child abductors whose sole aim is to make them labourers. Kimosop and Tobiko must fight not just for their freedom, but the freedom of several children they find in the forest.....

Ksh.150.00

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Shadows in the Mist

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Author(s): Corney Gichuki

ISBN: 9966-882-99-5

David Nguru's immediate problem was how to get home from school -- what with no fare and a scary 100mile trek almost certain! but that turns out to be the easier part. In the seemingly tranquil village environment, a drug war is looming and Nguru's Elder brother, Gitonga, is in the thick of it, dragging his friends and foes into a fight in which death is only a footstep away. In the city Patrick's thirst for holiday is cut short as the land is in a seemingly mundane job of minding a shop. But he finds out that being a shopkeeper can be a dangerous occupation, especially when working with a relative who is deeply involved in a web of nefarious activities. But it is when anti-narcotics chief Jacinta Gatheru strides into the scene that the underworld begins to rumble.....

Ksh.270.00

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Name of the Game

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Author(s): Cliford Oluoch

ISBN: 996601-066-1

The school holidays are on and children are busy with different games and tournaments. Amongst the most eagerly awaited game is the kati finals. This pits Shiro’s opako against Violet’s opako. Who will be crowned ‘Queen of the game’? Share the thrills and unexpected turns as girls take on each others’ skills of weaving, dodging and ‘trapping’ the ball.....

Ksh.190.00

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