Stephen Davies spent several years living amongst Fulani herders in Burkina Faso as a missionary. He has written for the Guardian Weekly (Letters from Burkina Faso) and the Sunday Times and is the author of several books for young readers. www.voiceinthedesert.org.uk
Sophie and the Pancake Plot
(Paperback) - 2008
SynopsisGidaado the Fourth and his albino camel are working for a famous General in his campaign to win the state elections. General Crêpe-Sombo is everyone's hero, but Sophie reckons there is something fishy about him. She must do some dangerous spying to find out the truth.
It turns out that the General is more crooked than Sophie and Gidaado could ever have imagined. They must expose him before he becomes President! In a final breathtaking scene, the children are racing across the desert sands on camelback, pursued by General Crêpe-Sombo in his jeep.
Who will prevail?
- Published: 2008
- ISBN: 9781842707951
- Age Range: 7+ years