Time to Shine at the River School

Sabine Adeyinka


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Chicken House Ltd
11 May 2023
ISBN: 9781915026217
320 pages

From the publisher

Welcome to a new term at the River School! Jummy and Caro are thrilled to be working with their Nile House friends on the school corn-planting competition. But as they try to grow the biggest crops, they realize the beautiful Shine-Shine River is running low - why, and what does it have to do with the sinister bakery nearby? The friends will have to step up if they want to save the river and its wildlife - and win the school prize in the process ... The sequel to the critically-acclaimed Jummy at the River School, chosen as both Indie Book of the Month and Blackwell's Book of the Month A glorious collision of old-fashioned boarding-school tropes with vibrant 1990s Nigeria Irrepressible Jummy investigates a mystery full of laughter, environmentalism and friendship with a message of empowerment PRAISE FOR BOOK 1, JUMMY AT THE RIVER SCHOOL: 'Beautifully told, with powerful and emotive writing ... a joyous read filled with hope' THE SCOTSMAN 'What a joyful, vibrant story! A book for the heart' EFUA TRAORE, AUTHOR OF CHILDREN OF THE QUICKSANDS