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Moonlight Christmas and Other Stories, ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 979-8761437807

FROM THE AUTHORS:

Moonlight Christmas and other stories is a collection of short stories for children 8 years and above. It was written by a group of 12 brilliant Nigerian writers who all happen to be medical doctors. The stories are heartfelt, filled with the laughter shared between close knit families at Christmas, and told with a keen eye of wonder and magic. They are nostalgic, exciting to read and encourage good morals in kids. They are reminiscent of stories told by animated old wise men, to bright eyed children in the village square under the moonlight. Moonlight Christmas and other stories collection is the perfect bed time storybook for your child this Christmas and beyond. Dr. Oluwaseyi Adebola (BBS Illorin; MSc Translational Neuropathology, Sheffied) is the author of “A cluster of Petals”, a collection of short stories shortlisted for the 2019 Quramo Writers prize and the 2019 AFIRE Linda Ikeji prize for Literature. He is also the founder of CreativeNaija.co- a social network for Creative Nigerians. Seyi is married to Funmi and their union is blessed with the most beautiful boy in the world, ‘Tise. Follow him on Twitter @laylow1388.

 

Moonlight Christmas are a collection of short stories centered around Christmas. Each story has a rich infusion of the African tradition, language, nuances, diversity, culture, values and family togetherness. There is joy, love, laughter, as well as many opportunities to explore what the Christmas season feels like in Africa and in an African home. Moonlight Christmas is your much awaited chance to connect with Africa at Christmas. Dr. Adebola Adisa is a General Practitioner and speaker. She is a school governor, STEM Ambassador and Black Women in Health (BWIH) executive. Dr. Adisa is the founder of Brave Hearts, a charity which supports her community. She has authored 5 other books; The Magic of Destiny, Be inspired, Kaleidoscopes, How to Write Your Book 101 and a Children’s book, Dr Facts Continents of the World. She stays active through gardening and enjoys spending time with her family.

 

Moonlight Christmas stories offer your Child the opportunity to explore Christmas in a culturally diverse way and at the same time, strives to instill positive values and lays a good framework for character building. The stories are good for fathers, mothers, brothers, sisters and even neighbors and teachers. These stories are centered on love, to be nice, to be good citizen and to maintain our cultural values, while at the same time, keeping you very happy as you read them. The lovely tales will already put you in the mood of Christmas. This eclectic but enjoyable collection is what every child would be delighted to read. Dr. Victoria Olasegha is a psychiatrist, business woman an creative writer. She has written and published several books including ‘ Bedazzled’, ‘Overcoming the Odds’ and ‘The Journey’s End.’ You can find her literary works as well as her blog on vickyseghasworld.com.

 

Moonlight Christmas is a collection of 12 African stories for the School children, their teachers and their parents. These stories are told from different perspectives of 12 Authors in a sort of international collaboration, with Christmas tunes and African styles here and there. One of the fascinating stories in this book: ” ‘Banwo’s Conquest and the Christmas Bells,” re – echoes the drills and challenges of a young and Brilliant ‘Banwo, who was caught in the webs of a chronic illness and efforts at completing his high grade school. With his parents not sure of their faith or fate any longer and his friends clamouring for social distancing of a non – infectious illness, ‘Banwo stood so little a chance in achieving his best of dreams this Christmas, if anything at all. Do you want the boisterous drama, the enchanting twists and tactics of the School children as they smell Christmas in the air? Moonlight Christmas’ stories bring many of these to the fullest. Here: Have a feel of a dozen of exciting stories; Told with the thrilling jingles of the Christmas bells! Dr KAYODE, Olamide Sinmidele Valentine (MB;BS Ogb. PGPN, Boston Sch.of Med; FWACP Paed; FMCPaed) is an intrepid and award – winning Child’s Specialist, an illustrious Nigerian Author of five literary works and other multiple academic works in Paediatrics. His creative writings speak courage, resilience and diligence in Pearls and Pebbles 1 and 2; The Void, ÈJÌRÉ ALÀDÚKÈ and Mothering without Murdering. Dr Kayode is the convener of Paediatrics – online – a platform for mentoring and teaching medical students; his love for music and family life is exceptional.

“There goes rice. And meat. There goes limca, gulped before the other boys start to beg. This Christmas, I got the full bottle of the soft drink-papa’s reward for finishing the term strong. We were not rich but whatever Papa said, he will do, he will do.” Do you remember any bit of what Christmas meant for you and your loved ones? Moonlight Christmas is your story of what December is across many families- peculiarity narrated to bring back fond memories. You must not miss it. Dr. Obiora OjiNigerian born, part Nigerian part UK trained GP is the self-acclaimed Duke of NDUK (Nigerian Doctors in the UK). He is the author of ‘To Err is Woman’ and the Director of CleanPay- a tech for solution startup. Among his many passions, serial entrepreneurship resonates most with him.

 

Moonlight Christmas is an exceptional collection, worthy of your time and that of your children, especially of school age. The stories are generally centered on Wisdom to Children, sustaining a high moral value in our society and inculcating in them, true values necessary not just for their existence or survival but as for their progress in life both as individuals and as a society. From village tales to stories centered on City plots; with characters that represent the real challenges of what children of this age group face, moonlight Christmas portrays them all, while keeping the reader fully entertained. Children and parents alike are indeed blessed to grab a copy for themselves because the lessons and enjoyable read, spiced with colourful illustrations are timeless. Grab a copy and see for yourself the beauty that comes with this unbelievable masterpiece. Dr. Funom Theophilus Makama is a medical doctor, a political activist, a poet and a public health enthusiast. As a writer, he has authored 10 books and co-Authored 2 more. Among his successful books are: Tropical 20,000, the medical textbook series in Paediatrics, Surgery, Obs & Gyn and Internal Medicine; The Soul Talkers, The Bastard Citizen, The Devil’s orchid,  Biblical Love Psychology and two political textbooks exposing the open-secret Agenda behind the killings and forcefully attempted aristocracy of one tribe on over 500 others in the Nigerian society. He is married to the most beautiful woman in the world and together, they have 3 children.

Olujinmi Adetutu is a husband to an amazing wife and a father. He is a creative writer, performer and founding partner of Open Docs- a group of Nigeria-trained doctors in diaspora focused on improving healthcare delivery in Nigeria.

 

Dr. Niyi Marcus is a General Practitioner. He lives and works in England. He enjoys poetry, photography and karaokeing in his spare time.

Dr. Ejiro Eyaru is a General Practitioner who is an avid lover of African stories. He writes poetry in his spare time and has recently taken to writing his own stories. He is married to the love of his life Dena and they have two children.

Leke Amoo is a passionate teacher, school leader and writer. He Authored the Smart Book for Smart Parents and runs the blog www.penspeakers.com. When he’s not teaching or writing, he’s either tickling his daughter or being tickled by his wife.

Emmanuel Onimisi is a Creative writer, artist, and environmental researcher. He writes poetry and speculative fiction, and is the Author of Portal and The Curious Case of Doctor Maundy. He loves music, stories, comics and the simplification of complexities in teaching.

BOOK DETAILS

  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B09LGNR2CK
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Independently published (9 Nov. 2021)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 148 pages
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 979-8761437807
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 15.24 x 0.89 x 22.86 cm

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Other Books by the Author: Biblical Love Psychology, The Soul Talkers, The Bastard Citizen, The Devil’s Orchid, Blessed Creation: A collection of Christian Poetry, Cry of the middle belt, The return of Uthman Danfodio and the Tropical 20,000 series.

About Funom Makama

A Medical Practitioner, writer, poet, Published Author and Novelist. I love traveling, Football and Music. I am also the proud owner of this site. Welcome to my humble abode, feel at home and navigate high level contents that will not only enrich and educate you but also entertain you. Have fun!

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