‘The Yummiest Githeri’ takes us on a journey to the majestic central highlands of Kenya and introduces us to the tasty African cuisine, githeri. This is the story of a confident young girl, Wanja, who faces bullying and other challenges at school with the help of this yummy bean stew-like dish.
The storybook carries the reader through a spread of lovely words and African imagery. A few Swahili terms are blended in as well, for which there is a translation dictionary. A githeri recipe is also included so you can have fun making some with the kids! 36 pages with 22 colour illustrations. Recommended for ages 5-9.
The children’s book by Kwame Nyong’o series offers fresh and authentic stories from the Africa that is often not seen, uplifting and positive narratives from today’s continent. These children’s books offer young people a great way to learn about and experience African culture.