Chike And The River

By Chinua Achebe

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Publish Date: 1966

Children’s book.

Before leaving Umuofia for Onitsha, Chike is warned by his mother never to go to the River Niger. Curious, Chike manages to get the money to pay the boat fare to cross the river, but once he is on the other side, he loses track of time and misses his boat. That’s how Chike’s adventures begin…