Chioma, a cute orphaned pup is is left in the custody of her stepmother when her dad passes away. Her stepmother Nmegbu promised to take good care of Chioma but she didn't live up to that promise and became very mean to Chioma. Find out what happens next and how a turn of events led to Chioma's ordination as a Princess PUP in the "Puppy-land"!
The Story is set in "Puppy-land" in a rich West African community in Nigeria and the characters comprises of different species of dogs from Cane Corso, to darnation, to Pit-bulls, floppy etc and it explores the rich black African culture, Music, fashion and folktales. The story teaches forgiveness, resilience, patience, tolerance and the power to overcome difficult situations.The Puppies/dogs walk on two (2) legs, are clothes in rich African fashion and designs, jewelry etc
Chioma chants a song she made up herself and the reader is encouraged to join in singing.
The Author Uchechi Mba-Uzoukwu's debut Children's Picture Book "The Mosquito Bite That Changed Olu's Life" was featured in The Washington Post by Zibby Owens (Host of "Moms don't have time to read" podcast), as a "Top Pick" for keeping kids busy during the long days of quarantine /lockdown due to the covid-19 pandemic on 30th April, 2020.