Age Range: 13 – 16 years
Abiodun’s big brother in the city of Ibadan has just bought him a cap with the inscription ‘City Boy’ boldly impressed on it. The inscription becomes an inspiration for Abiodun, a village boy, who goes ahead to pass an entrance examination into a prestigious college in the city of Ibadan and, consequently, wins a scholarship award as the overall best student in Year One, to the pride and admiration of the Olorupo people.
Dr. Olanlokun is the University Librarian, University of Lagos. He studied at the University of Lagos, University of Ibadan and the University of Pittsburg, U.S.A, where he specialized in Library Studies. His books for children have been published in Nigeria and Great Britain. He has over 30 titles to his credit, 20 of which are in the list of Lantern Books. Several of his titles have won awards.