Jummy at the River School


by Adeyinka, Sabine | Interest age: from c 9 years
Published 06/01/2022 by Chicken House Ltd in the United Kingdom
Paperback | 272 pages

ISBN: 9781913696047 Category:


A glorious boarding school adventure set in Nigeria –

a story of friendship, empathy and fighting for what you believe


‘What a joyful, vibrant story! A book for the heart’ EFUA

TRAORE, author of Children

of the Quicksands

Jummy has won a place at the River School, the finest girls’ boarding

school in Nigeria.

Nothing can dampen her spirits, not even when she learns that

her best friend Caro won’t be joining her.

By the Shine-Shine River, school is everything Jummy dreamt of,

with friendly new girls, midnight feasts and sporting prizes –

but when Caro suddenly arrives at the school to work, not to learn,

Jummy must bring all her friends together to help.

From a fantastic new talent in middle-grade contemporary

fiction, Sabine Adeyinka, based on her own experience of attending

boarding school in Nigeria

A joyful, glorious collision of classic boarding-school

story with vibrant 1990s Nigeria

Irrepressible Jummy investigates an intriguing mystery

as her best friend from home turns up at the school

Additional information

Weight 0.236 kg