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Draw Me Close To You

Written by Kossim Osseni

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LoveReading View on Draw Me Close To You

What a sweet and touching book. I love its honesty and very 'real' language, giving you a true picture of Africa. The references to imams and shamans and the packed lunch of puff puffs, baobab juice and peanuts, give it a wonderful feel of the book being a little different and foreign.

I liked the play on words, the homynym for draw in the title and the 'smile just strokes away.'

The book has a wonderful message -of what is important in life and the hard lesson you sometimes have to face before you realise this.

The illustrations are very detailed and realistic and give the reader and listener lots to look at and discuss.

A lovely read with a simple and poignant message. 

Rosie Watch, A LoveReading Ambassador

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Draw Me Close To You Synopsis

Tunde loves art, but his demanding father has higher expectations of him. As the family deals with a loss, they reassess their priorities and reinforce their bond. Draw Me Close to you is a heartwarming story about loss, love, acceptance and the magic of art.

Draw Me Close To You Reader Reviews

In addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review this title. You can click here to read the full reviews.

A very short, but pleasant book. Full review

Chris Woolfenden

An uplifting book. Full review

Drena Irish

a charming tale which provokes discussion. Full review

Val Rowe

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ISBN: 9798686581050
Publication date: 23/09/2020
Publisher: Independently published
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9798686581050
Publication date: 23rd September 2020
Author: Kossim Osseni
Publisher: Independently published
Format: Paperback
Suitable for: 5+ readers
Recommendations: Indie Books We Love

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