Sleep Well, Siba and Saba

Nansubuga Nagadya Isdahl

Illustrated by Sandra van Doorn



“An endearing and edifying  children’s story about treasures that you cannot lose. The memory of this lovable book will outlive your childhood.”


Siba and Saba are two sisters in Uganda who keep losing their things and who find their lost things in dreams. But their fortunes take a turn for the better when a dream reveals things they never lost. It is refreshing to read this story with an international flavour weaving in places in Uganda and words in the Ugandan language, Luganda. Isdahl effectively communicates a profound topic by captivating the reader with a story which is simple, yet thought provoking. Enchanting and dreamy illustrations of  Sandra van Doorn greatly enhance the beauty of the book. A school uniform symbolizing education is highlighted in the story and offers an opportunity to talk to children about the value of investing in possessions that you cannot lose.

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A free digital copy of the book was sent for an honest and unbiased review. All thoughts are mine and haven’t been influenced by the author.


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