Children of the Quicksands
by Efua Traore
Publisher: Chicken House Ltd
Dimensions: 131 x 198 x 24 (mm)
In a remote Nigerian village, thirteen-year-old Simi is desperate to uncover a family secret ... WINNER OF THE TIMES/CHICKEN HOUSE CHILDREN'S FICTION COMPETITION 2019SHORTLISTED FOR THE WATERSTONES CHILDREN'S BOOK PRIZE 2022 'A joy of a book: rich, warm, powerful storytelling' KATHERINE RUNDELL 'A thrilling adventure bright with the gorgeous colours of Nigeria - glorious!' JASBINDER BILAN 'An excellent book ... rich in tradition and realism.' HANNAH GOLD, AUTHOR OF THE LAST BEAR '[A] beautifully evoked story' THE TELEGRAPH City girl Simi is sent to stay with her long-lost grandmother in a remote Nigerian village.