THE BAOBAB PRIZE 

...an African Literary Award


  WINNERS THE BAOBAB PRIZE 2008

The Baobab Prize for a work of fiction aimed at readers aged 8-11 years :    Lorato and her Wire Car by Lauri Kubuitsile, Botswana

Shortlist for Stories for readers aged 8-11 years:

-  Good in the World by Marion Drew, South Africa
-  The Story  of my Life by Fiona Moolla, South Africa
-  Abena and the Corn Seed by Vivian Amanor, Ghana  
-  Live and Let Live by Jenny Robson, South Africa


The Baobab Prize for a work of fiction aimed at readers aged 12-15 years:  Mr. Goop by Ivor W. Hartman, Zimbabwe

Shortlist for Stories for readers aged 12-15 years: 

-    Birthday Wishes by Lauri Kubuitsile, Botswana
-    This Ubuntu Thing by Jayne Bauling, South Africa
-    Courage like a Lion by Jenny Robson, South Africa

-    Whips, Tears and Blood by Mercy Adhiambo, Kenya


The Baobab Prize Rising Writer, promising writer below age 18:  Strange Visitors that took her life away by Aisha Kibwana, Kenya

Shortlist for Rising Writer Prize:

-    Tortoise and the Thief  by Michael Anim, Ghana


 Read about the winners