Sunny and the Mysteries of Osisi

Author:   Nnedi Okorafor
Publisher:   Cassava Republic Press
Volume:   2
ISBN:  

9781911115571


Pages:   315
Publication Date:   13 March 2018
Format:   Paperback
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Sunny Nwazue is back in this gripping sequel to Nnedi Okorafor's What Sunny Saw in the Flames. Sunny has settled into life at the Leopard Society, with friends Orlu, Chichi and Sasha. Her magic powers continue to grow under the tutelage of her mentor Sugar Cream, as Sunny studies her strange Nsidi book and begins to understand her spirit face, Anyanwu. But Sunny cannot escape from her destiny, and she soon finds she must travel to the shadowy town of Osisi. The journey is fraught with danger, taking Sunny through unseen worlds, and awaiting her is a battle to determine humanity's fate. Sunny & The Mysteries of Osisi is a compelling tale combining culture, fantasy, history and magic.

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Author:   Nnedi Okorafor
Publisher:   Cassava Republic Press
Imprint:   Cassava Republic Press
Volume:   2
ISBN:  

9781911115571


ISBN 10:   191111557
Pages:   315
Publication Date:   13 March 2018
Audience:   Young adult ,  Teenage / Young adult
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
This item will be ordered in for you from one of our suppliers. Upon receipt, we will promptly dispatch it out to you. For in store availability, please contact us.

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If you're tiring of knights, dragons and Merlin-type wizards and are interested in exploring a fresh and different world of magic, try What Sunny Saw in the Flames. It's jam-packed with mythological wonders. - Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson series; Fans of What Sunny Saw in the Flames will fall again for the wondrously intriguing fantasy world in modern-day Nigeria in this imaginative sequel... Don't miss this beautifully written fantasy that seamlessly weaves inventive juju with contemporary Nigerian culture and history. - School Library Journal (Starred Review); Sunny as a character is beautiful, strong, and resilient, and her host of friends and allies are well-drawn and compelling, adding to the magic of the story. Okorafor's novel will ensnare readers and keep them turning pages until the very end to see if and how Sunny fulfills the tremendous destiny that awaits her. - Booklist (Starred Review)


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Nnedi Okorafor is a multi-award-winning novelist of African-based sci fi, fantasy and magical realism. Born in the USA to Nigerian immigrant parents, Nnedi is a professor of creative writing and literature at the University of Buffalo. She is the winner of Hugo, Nebula and World Fantasy Awards, and the Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature in Africa.

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