Name of Author: ANGEL OYINPREYE TARILA-NIKADE
Book(s): ISABELLE AND THE REWARD FOR DISOBEDIENCE, WORDS RHYMES & RHYTHM, 2016
Angel Oyinpreye Tarila-Nikade is a nine-year-old primary four pupil of Biedemo Premier School, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State of Nigeria. She loves storytelling, reading, singing, dancing, and kitchen chores.
Angel, the daughter of renowned author of ‘THESE WORDS ARE NOT MINE’ (poems) and ‘VULNERABLE CHRONICLES’ (fiction), Ebidenyefa Tarila-Nikade, started writing poetry at age five when she was in Nursery three. Her first poem, ‘My mummy, my mummy’, was published in the maiden edition of her school magazine, Biedemo Trumpet. ‘ISABELLE AND THE REWARD FOR DISOBEDIENCE’ is her first book.