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Reviewed by Rolanda Lyles for Readers' Favorite
Ronke is an energetic and vibrant young girl with a healthy curiosity and a tendency to get into trouble. She likes to play dress-up, school, pretend cooking, and many more. She also doesn't always like to be stuck hanging with her little brother, Bobo, and sometimes gets him into trouble. This brother and sister find themselves having loads of fun and, many times, lots of trouble. From playing school and dress-up to crashing parties, this pair will surely keep you entertained. Join Ronke and her brother, Bobo, on their next adventure in Morenike Euba Oyenusi's Chasing Butterflies in the Sunlight.
Morenike Euba Oyenusi's Chasing Butterflies in the Sunlight is a collection of short stories about a brother and sister playing together and exploring. Each chapter serves as a mini-episode portraying the escapades of Ronke and Bobo instead of being read as a continuous story. The episodes show the duo being naughty, curious, and exploring while playing make-believe with each other. Oyenusi's writing is vividly descriptive and portrays the children's play in a way that I could visualize them. The illustrations included throughout the story were beautiful and helped to vividly portray the kids during their playtime together. I enjoyed that Oyenusi's writing depicted how children are naturally curious and don't always do as they are told. They can be naughty, but we still love them. As adults, sometimes we forget what it was like to be a kid, curious and wanting to explore and try things. I really enjoyed reading Oyenusi's story.