Olaleye, Isaac O.

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OLALEYE, Isaac O. Nigerian, b. 1941. Genres: Novellas/Short stories, Children's fiction, Poetry, Adult non-fiction, Children's non-fiction. Career: Writer. Worked for Nigeria's Department of Public Prosecutions; worked as a sales agent for Pan American Airways, and as a house painter. Publications: Did God Make Them Black?, 1990; Bitter Bananas (juvenile), 1994; Distant Talking Drums (juvenile), 1995; Lake of the Big Snake (juvenile), 1998; In the Rain Field: Who Is the Greatest?, 2000; Bikes for Rent! (Juvenile), 2001. Address: PO Box 38, Chula Vista, CA 91912, U.S.A.