Tobias The Dream Adventurer: In Tanzania by DESTYNEE ONWOCHEI
Tobias The Dream Adventurer is an all inspiring vibrant and colourful book that encourages children to dream! It seamlessly weaves in and out of fiction and reality making for a book full of both realism and wonderment.
It is based on real life experiences of the author, and includes real facts about Tanzania and the amazing World Wonder that is Mount Kilimanjaro. Swahili words are used throughout the book, of which meanings are explained through childlike dialog between the protagonist; Tobias, and secondary character; Nalah.
Tobias and Nalah adventure up the the mountain on a fun quest to help Nalah revive her father’s passion of being a mountain guide.
They face challenges along the way for which Tobias has a handy magical aid that gets them out of any possible trouble. The book includes dialog between a single father raising his son, teaching him about the world, and encouraging him to dreaming big.
Tobias the Dream Adventurer also puts a positive spin on a child’s bed time which ordinarily can be a challenge for most parents. Children who read this book are inspired to be kind and helpful to others, and to know that the world is truly theirs for the taking. This is the first book of a series where Tobias will be seen adventuring through countries all over the world.