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Thank You, Omu!

By Oge Mora

  • Hardback
  • £12.99

A generous woman is rewarded by her community in this remarkable author-illustrator debut that's perfect for the Thanksgiving season, perfect for fans of Last Stop on Market Street.

A generous woman is rewarded by her community in this remarkable author-illustrator debut that's perfect for the Thanksgiving season, perfect for fans of Last Stop on Market Street.

Everyone in the neighborhood dreams of a taste of Omu's delicious stew! One by one, they follow their noses toward the scrumptious scent. And one by one, Omu offers a portion of her meal. Soon the pot is empty. Has she been so generous that she has nothing left for herself?

Debut author-illustrator Oge Mora brings a heartwarming story of sharing and community to life in colorful cut-paper designs as luscious as Omu's stew, with an extra serving of love. An author's note explains that "Omu" (pronounced AH-moo) means "queen" in the Igbo language of her parents, but growing up, she used it to mean "Grandma."

Biographical Notes

Oge Mora graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in illustration. When not painting in her studio, Oge (pronounced OH-gay) is in the kitchen cooking her late grandmother's recipes. She enjoys creating warm stories that celebrate community, champion representation, and explore diverse voices and experiences. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island, and invites you to visit her website at www.ogemora.com.

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  • ISBN: 9780316431248
  • Publication date: 25 Oct 2018
  • Page count: 40
  • Imprint: Little, Brown Young Readers US
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