Oluronbi’s review on Kirkus

Here is what a foremost book review site, Kirkus has to say about OLURONBI, a popular Yoruba folktale from the stables of Genii Games, an incubatee at CcHUB.


‘A rhythmic Swahili song, a gender switch and a grafted-on happy ending sweeten this version of a West African tale about a childless woman who makes a rash promise to a tree spirit.
Being โ€œyoung, married and barren,โ€ Oluronbi travels to the Iroko tree to ask for a child. Being proud and also either greedy or pigheaded (this is never made clear), instead of begging, she rudely demands a beautiful daughterโ€” and instead of the traditional offering of goods, she promises said daughter to the tree after five years. More here.

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