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Kids: Africa in Childhood Poetry

Thursday 30 January 2014, author(s)-editor(s) Munyaradzi Mawere

Kids: Africa in Childhood Poetry powerfully conveys the wishful thinking, imaginations, experiences and critical reflections of children as they grow up. The volume grapples with a wide range of topics, sensations, encounters, emotions, imaginations and vistas commonplace in the psyche of many children across different geographical and cultural spaces. While the audacity of Mawere’s poetry finds its basis in the poet’s profound ability to uncover a multi-layered journey of childhood to adulthood, its merit lies in the character building, psychological, axiological and pedagogical lessons it imparts in today’s youths: it teaches the youths the values of moral rectitude, critical observation and thinking, and careful questioning and reflection. This is a collection for all parents, teachers and the youths of between ages 5-18 who cherish a world ruled by peace and unconditional love of all by all.

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ISBN 9789956791651 | 88 pages | 203 x 127mm | 2014 | Langaa RPCIG, Cameroon | Paperback