About the Book
About the Author
This is a heart-warming story about the power of a mother's love; truly an
ode to women and mothers all over the world. It is a captivating and
emotional story that talks about love and loss!
Yetunde as she narrates her mother's ode to her grandmother. It is
the Yoruba praise poetry for a mother known as Oriki Iya. Yetunde is
also thrilled and delighted by the ancient Yoruba tale passed down to
her by her mother about Labak?,
a young maiden who was kidnapped to be forced to marry a warrior
king. Will Iya Labak?
save her child in time? Is Iya Labak? just a simple defenceless mother? Or . . . ?
is a short story dedicated to past, present and future mothers, a
perfect Mother's day present!
book is mostly in English and all Yoruba words are translated, so
everyone can enjoy the book fully.
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