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Top 10 Books to Gift Your Child on Children’s Day

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Top 10 Books to Gift Your Child on Children’s Day

 At Farafina, we take pride in publishing high-quality, engaging children’s books that ignite imaginations and promote a lifelong love for reading from a young age. Here, we have made a list of books we think are the perfect gifts for your child and younger friends for this Children’s Day. 

They come in a gift pack and you can choose a bundle that is age appropriate. The Early Starter bundle is tailored for kids aged 2-6, and The Explorer comes with adventurous reads for ages 7-12. 

The Early Starter Bundle (Ages 2-6)

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  1. Half Hour Hara and the Case of the Broken Eggs by Ugo Anidi

(Appropriate for ages 2-6)

Hara can’t help getting into trouble, no matter how hard she tries. Sometimes, all she wants to do is look at something, but somehow, it breaks! Like Daddy’s special TV and Mummy’s fancy plates. Now, the eggs for making Mummy’s birthday cake are smashed and splattered on the floor! Hara didn’t break them, but she knows no one will believe her. She has to find the real culprit before Daddy gets back home in 30 minutes – or she will be in trouble again!

  1. Dada Ade and the Good Hair Fairy by Vennessa Scholtz

(Appropriate for ages 2 – 6)

Dada Ade does not like her hair. So she goes to see the Good Hair Fairy in hopes of receiving some good hair. But when she gets to the Good Hair Fairy, a big surprise awaits her.

  1. The Greedy Ostrich by Olusayo Ajetunmobi

(Appropriate for ages 2 – 6)

In the beautiful town of Treetop where all the birds live, Ogòngò the ostrich has an important message to deliver to his bird friends: Òrúnmìlà is throwing a feast in his big house in the sky and has invited all the birds. They’re excited about the feast, and when the time comes, they fly to Òrúnmìlà’s house to grace the occasion. At the feast there is music and plenty to eat and drink, and everyone is happy with their plate—except for Ogòngò, whose long throat is about to land him in hot soup!

  1. There is Elephant in My Wardrobe by Yejide Kilanko

(Appropriate for ages 2 – 6)

Have you ever wished for someone who will listen to your worries? Adùn does. When an elephant arrives at her home, Adùn is happy to have a new friend with big ears. Adùn’s happy feelings go away when Erù the elephant begins to eat her clothes. Friends should be kind to one another. How will Adùn make the elephant leave her wardrobe when it is stronger than her?

  1. Safety and Me by Constance Omawumi Kola-Lawal; illustrated by Sandy Lightley

(Appropriate for ages 2 – 6)

In this series, children learn important safety measures that help them relate safely with their immediate environment. With age-appropriate language and fun 

illustrations, children gain useful knowledge on fire safety, preserving the environment, road safety and safety at home.

The Explorer Bundle (Ages 7 – 12)

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  1. Riddle Riddle by Sope Martins

(Appropriate for ages 7 – 12)

Tamuno has the most annoying brother in the world! Abbey is never quiet and never does what he’s told. But when he disappears into a mysterious hole in the ground one day, Tamuno goes after him without hesitation. Her journey to rescue Abbey plunges Tamuno into a terrifying kingdom ruled by the ruthless Madam Koi Koi, whom she must best at a game of riddles in order to save her brother.

  1. A School Trip Like No Other by Jacqueline U. Agweh

(Appropriate for ages 7 – 12)

Why does the ostrich bury its head in the sand? Why does the chameleon change its colour? Why does the frog croak? Miss Obehi and her students go on an adventure through the magical animal kingdom of Jojo, where everything is possible.

  1. Grandma’s Treasure by Dunni Olatunde

(Appropriate for ages 7 – 12)

The Ilesanmi twins are back at their grandparents’ house for Christmas, and it doesn’t take long for another mystery to find them. This time, it involves their grandmother’s prized necklace. Stolen during her birthday party, the list of suspects is daunting, and the twins and their cousins might just be in over their heads.

  1. Sula and Ja by Ellen Banda-Aaku

(Appropriate for ages 7 – 12)

Socially awkward and from the wrong side of the tracks, all Sula wants is to finish her time at the elite St. Matthew’s school with good grades and without being noticed. But everything changes when she is paired with Ja, the darling of the school, as a lab partner. 

Ja is all too aware of how little he has in common with the brilliant but sullen Sula. When he is prodded by his friends into asking Sula to the school dance – a joke that she does not take too kindly – he decides to follow through… if Sula would have him. 

Follow the exciting story of Sula and Ja, two teens from 

different worlds, as they forge an unlikely friendship that will see them through self-discovery, family tensions and a loved one in jeopardy, and perhaps evolve into something more.

  1. Anike Eleko by Sandra Joubeaud; illustrated by Alaba Onajin

(Appropriate for ages 7 – 12)

Àníké has to hawk èko every morning but that does not stop her from going to school. She loves school and wants to be a doctor. However, her mother has decided her fate: once she finishes primary school, she will join her Aunt Remí in the city as a tailor. When a mystery guest visits Àníké’s school, she has the chance to win a scholarship that will change her fate. Will the help of her friends Oge, Ìlérí and Àríyo the cobbler be enough?

Conclusion:

Make this Children’s Day unforgettable with the gift of reading. Get the Early Starter and Explorer bundle and ignite your child’s imagination today!

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