Zebra Please! is the first book in the series “Tales from my Father” by Florence Juma. The series is a collection of fiction and non-fiction African oral fables from the early twentieth century gathered among the great lake region communities in Western Kenya. The series seeks to depict life in both traditional and contemporary African societies with the purpose of informing, educating and entertaining the emerging generation of the children of contemporary immigrants from the continent of Africa and their host communities.
One morning, Punda and his friend, Maguar, were awakened early by the happy voice of Winyo.
He was flying around to tell everyone about a party across the forest.
Punda and Maguar were very happy when Winyo told them that everyone in the neighbourhood was invited to the party.
Florence Juma is a ministry volunteer serving with Sparkle Ministries at the Waterloo Pentecostal Assembly in Waterloo, Ontario, C a n ada. She experienced generational change growing up in an African city away from the cultural bond of the extended family in rural Africa. She then migrated to North America, where she raised her five children. & n b s p ; & n b s p ; < /SPAN> F l o r ence is married to Francis Juma Ogeke, with whom they have five daughters, Flavia, Fanis, Foyo, Faith and Flora, two sons-in-law Raymond Sargeant and Justin Radstake and two grandchildren Quinton and Quiana Sargeant.