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Chike the Invincible by Ogo Okoye-Johnson
  

Chike the Invincible

Written by Ogo Okoye-Johnson
Illustrated by Densing B. Johnson

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Chike the Invincible by Ogo Okoye-Johnson

Chike the Invincible is an inspirational picture storybook in the folktale genre In the mighty village of Awor lived a valiant young boy Chike. Chike grew up under the loving care of his famous father, Ike and his mother, Chi-Chi. Ike is the powerful and gallant chief of Awor who wins the biggest yam and the archery competitions year-after-year during the annual New Yam Festival. Chike boldly follows in his father's footsteps and successfully competes in the archery competitions against older contestants. Tragically, Ike's jealous brother Obi lays a trap for Ike during an archery competition. Ike falls into the trap and dies from his injuries. Obi declares himself chief of Awor. Obi ruthlessly banishes Chike and his mother from their home, the chief's compound. Fatefully, the chief of Abah annexes Awor after a border battle caused by Obi. While in exile in his mother's home, Chike calls on Awor's warriors to join him to reclaim Awor's independence from Abah. With the help of Awor's warriors, Chike is victorious in the battle and restores peaceful relations with Abah. In jubilation and gratitude for Chike's valiance, Awor villagers installed him as their rightful chief. Dr. Ogo Okoye-Johnson's thriller, Chike the Invincible, transports readers to a village chock-full of valor, poetic justice and intrigue.Chike the Invincible is the best literary Christmas present for any child or the young at heart Chike the Invincible is a pictorial folktale that teaches lessons about the indomitable human spirit, perseverance, poetic justice and valour with captivating and vivid imagery.

About the Author

Dr. Ogo Okoye-Johnson is a dynamic, visionary, results-oriented educator and writer. Ogo, as a seasoned and avid multicultural practitioner, recognizes the essential relationship between the cultural background of students and their academic success. Her years of research on multicultural education and her practical experience in the field of education as a teacher, principal, blogger and a college assistant professor bolster her belief in the importance of multiculturalism and diversity in the schools and in the larger society

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Ogo Okoye-Johnson
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Publisher

Waldorf Publishing

Publication date

1st August 2016

ISBN

9781944244323


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