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Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by Lillyeean(f): 10:25pm On May 10, 2012
Akanniade: Ade our naugthy little brother
chike and the river
Ifeanyi and Obi
Return journey
Pacesetter series- my first was "life is a lottery"
Enid blyton serie
The African child
Passport of mallam Ilia
Iroko man and the wood carver
Lamb tales from shakespear
Silas Marner
Adventures of Souza
Juju rock
David copperfield
Return of Shettima
Chicken licken, henny penny, ducky lucky, drakey lackey, foxy loxy, goosy loosy, Ho the memories




I wish i had the time to read them all over again




OMG!!! That chiken licken book brought back childhood memories I could start crying ....I miss those days shocked
Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by member5: 1:31am On Jan 21, 2013
oolumide: Which are the books you read when you were young that gives you nostalgic feelings
for me these are the one that I remember.

1. My fathers Daughter
2. Adventure of Sauza
3. Taiwo and Kehinde
4. Alawiye 1-6
5. Olowolayemo
6. Sugar girl

Chip in yours

Adventure of Souza
Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by EfemenaXY: 8:27pm On Jan 22, 2013
Fun Times lipsrsealed

Ikebe Super lipsrsealed lipsrsealed

Hints lipsrsealed lipsrsealed lipsrsealed

The Adventures of Pa Ajasco and Pa Jimoh grin cool

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Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by Zarathena(f): 7:29pm On Oct 12, 2013
Mine are:
Without a silver spoon
The village boy
My father's car
Mezie the ogbanje boy
A lucky chance
Ihuoma comes to stay...infact all books in the winner's series.
Books by Adeze Atuegwu- Tears, Fate, My husband's mistress, all about Lizzy, all about Bina, Chalet 9 and so on.
Also read: Chike and the river
Eze goes to school
Eze goes to college
Echoes of hard times
Born to win
Peppersoup
No food for Eme
More tales from shakespears
Lamb's tales from shakespear
Adventures of Nnanna
Wedlock of the gods
Jeez....I could go on and on. Wasn't really a movie freak when I was younger, plus I'm older than my sibling with almost 13 years. So, my parents had 2 get m loadz of novels 2 keep me company. #goodolddays

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Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by Jasperwhizz(m): 8:21am On Jun 17, 2015
oolumide:
Which are the books you read when you were young that gives you nostalgic feelings
for me these are the one that I remember.

1. My fathers Daughter
2. Adventure of Sauza
3. Taiwo and Kehinde
4. Alawiye 1-6
5. Olowolayemo
6. Sugar girl

Chip in yours
Please brief me on the 'Sugar girl' i need urgently.
Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by Jasperwhizz(m): 8:22am On Jun 17, 2015
oolumide:
Which are the books you read when you were young that gives you nostalgic feelings
for me these are the one that I remember.

1. My fathers Daughter
2. Adventure of Sauza
3. Taiwo and Kehinde
4. Alawiye 1-6
5. Olowolayemo
6. Sugar girl

Chip in yours
Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by Queentito(f): 10:57pm On Mar 01
Sizwe bansi is dead

Without a silver spoon

Joys of motherhood

Our husband has run mad again

Irebe my daughter

Ralia, the sugar...... Errrm, Brb my itel S31 is going about to die
Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by Nobody: 7:11am On Mar 02
mohawkchic:
~So Long A Letter ~Mariama Bâ.
~The God's Are Not To Blame ~Ola Rotimi
~Things Fall Apart ~Chinua Achebe
~Sweet Valley High ~Francine Pascal
~Famous 5 ~ Enid Blyton
~The Secret Seven ~ Enid Blyton
~Agatha Christie
~Sherlock Holmes
~A Few Pacesetta Books~cant remember the Titles undecided



You sure say nah Nigeria you grow up?
Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by Nobody: 7:11am On Mar 02
Eze goes to school
Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by obafemee80(m): 7:12am On Mar 02
The second dream by Ola Omiyale

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Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by ugochukwufrenzy(m): 7:13am On Mar 02
jumoke90:
Janet and John Little red riding hood Ade goes to school Alawuye cheesy my mother(poem) so many wonderful books,
ralıa the sugar gırl.always love dat book
Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by Dayoade92(m): 7:16am On Mar 02
mohawkchic:
~So Long A Letter ~Mariama Bâ.
~The God's Are Not To Blame ~Ola Rotimi
~Things Fall Apart ~Chinua Achebe
~Sweet Valley High ~Francine Pascal
~Famous 5 ~ Enid Blyton
~The Secret Seven ~ Enid Blyton
~Agatha Christie
~Sherlock Holmes
~A Few Pacesetta Books~cant remember the Titles undecided


Ha! Pls we talking Junior readers series. If you read these as a kid, I wonder what you'll be reading now. Probably texts written by the gods undecided undecided undecided
Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by Icaretoo: 7:17am On Mar 02
those days when we actually read
Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by goldenone(f): 7:18am On Mar 02
Sugar girl Ijapa tiroko oko yannibo others...
Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by missioner(m): 7:18am On Mar 02
Sammy107d:
Eze goes to school
Alawiye
Gbonka ati Timi
Igi Woroko
Eko ede Yoruba 1- infinty
Taiwo and Kehinde
Iyawo Alarede
So many more, (the most hilarious is one where the king decreed that everyone in the village must bow and worship him every time he sneezes and a bell is rung, and this other english book with the house maid character named 'Polycarp')

i wonder what they read now,
'Oba agbara n gun mi'
Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by chara019(f): 7:21am On Mar 02
Chike and the river

twins of the rain forest

the gods are not to blame

Marykate and Ashley Olsen collections

Babysitters club collections

sugar girl

Things fall apart

read two of Mallory towers.... can't remember the names

mothers choice

trials of jimmy johnson

one week one trouble

Akin is it the blind drummer boy? or drummer boy?

the maids are not to blame


Goosebumps collections.

And,lots more...can't remember
Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by honeymills(f): 7:21am On Mar 02
Efunsetan aniwura
Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by RillJ(m): 7:21am On Mar 02
EZE GOES TO SCHOOL
CHIKE AND THE RIVER
AKIN THE DRUMMER BOY
THE GODS ARE NOT TO BLAME
THE LION AND THE JEWEL

Just to name a few
Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by drebaba1(m): 7:22am On Mar 02
I remember ogboju ode ni igbo irunmale, fagunwa something wrote it.. I remember with nostalgia those days. Also, Animal Farm- George Orwell
Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by henrysilver(m): 7:22am On Mar 02
Eze goes to school,Chike and the river,the gods are not to blame,the Concubine,Marriage of Anansewa,Animal farm,twefth night,things fall apart. Etc.
Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by Endtimesmith: 7:22am On Mar 02
Tales of moonlight
Voltron
Super Ted
Things fall Apart
Zebrudaya
Please feel free to add yours.
Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by Jummielegal(f): 7:22am On Mar 02
Sugar girl
Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by Ruhamah23(m): 7:23am On Mar 02
I have read a lot of books but I cannot forget


Weeping Child
Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by fhelihx(m): 7:24am On Mar 02
Alawiye 1-6..miss those memories
Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by chronique(m): 7:24am On Mar 02
Can't remember most but these ones are stuck in my head.

Heidi (ladybird series)
Brontosaurus super star (ladybird series)
Kristy knows better (ladybird series)
Treasure Island
Silas manner
Oliver Twist
African child
Merchant of Venice
Macbeth
She stoops to conquer
Sugar girl
Chike and the river
Eze goes to school
The concubine
The gods are not to blame
Trials of brother jero
Pace setter series
Drummer boy
Marriage of anasenwa
Twelfth night
Animal farm
Things fall apart
And a lot that I can't remember now.
Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by uzoexcel(m): 7:25am On Mar 02
Arghhhh
Enid Blyton....I luv her world of fantasy...read almost all her books especially short stories on fairies goblins elves.....

For pacesetters I read 'BLOODBATH AT LOBSTER CLOSE' and 'IN THE POT POURRI' smiley
Whew, those were the days

mohawkchic:
~So Long A Letter ~Mariama Bâ.
~The God's Are Not To Blame ~Ola Rotimi
~Things Fall Apart ~Chinua Achebe
~Sweet Valley High ~Francine Pascal
~Famous 5 ~ Enid Blyton
~The Secret Seven ~ Enid Blyton
~Agatha Christie
~Sherlock Holmes
~A Few Pacesetta Books~cant remember the Titles undecided


Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by 9jaBloke: 7:25am On Mar 02
mohawkchic:
~So Long A Letter ~Mariama Bâ.
~The God's Are Not To Blame ~Ola Rotimi
~Things Fall Apart ~Chinua Achebe
~Sweet Valley High ~Francine Pascal
~Famous 5 ~ Enid Blyton
~The Secret Seven ~ Enid Blyton
~Agatha Christie
~Sherlock Holmes
~A Few Pacesetta Books~cant remember the Titles undecided




U rock
Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by hikmojj(m): 7:26am On Mar 02
Pls can anyone give a clue on where I can get a novel titled '' when a child is motherless'' ?
Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by luvinhubby(m): 7:27am On Mar 02
agabaI23:
Samankwe and the highway robbers

Agaba you are old school oooo!!

Anambra state, 80s cheesy
Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by odehaj: 7:28am On Mar 02
*The Cylist.
*King Solomon's mine
*Allan Quartermin
*Efurun
I'm still looking for them for my kids,any links?
Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by BossOluwendy(m): 7:28am On Mar 02
The adventures of Monimanbo
Almost all of D.O Fagunwa's
The passport of Mallam Ilya
The gods are not to blame
Some lady bird books
A lot of pacesetters
Couple of James Hardley Chase ( mom mustn't catch you reading Hardley Chase!)


Wonderful times really!!!
Re: Which Are The Books You Read When You Were Young by Mandesz(m): 7:28am On Mar 02
the return of ikenga
father's wish
Chike and the river
wizard of law
begger strike

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