Biography

Richard S. Mabala

Richard Mabala is a well-known writer of more than 20 children's books in both Swahili and English and has spent the last 20 years of his life working with young people. A previous novel for adolescents, Run Free won the Burt Award and this novel is a product of the listening to so many adolescents wishing that their parents listen to them too and take their wishes into consideration when they deal with the problems in their own lives.