All Aboard for the Bobo Road

By Stephen Davies, Christopher Corr (Illus)
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Synopsis

Fatima and Galo load the luggage while their dad Big Ali drives the bus. Help count 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 Bobo.

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"A vibrant counting journey through West Africa" -- Fiona Noble The Bookseller "This is a truly original picture book, and stands out from the crowd as being the brightest I have ever seen." MinervaReads "Utterly brilliant" ReadItDaddy "A bright, delicious thing" Did You Ever Stop To Think blog

Author Biography

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 Authority, and Waterstones. His round the world travels provide the inspiration for his work.