Steve Harvey to buy over 500 copies of book written by 8-year-old Ghanaian boy

Steve Harvey to buy over 500 copies of book written by 8-year-old Ghanaian boy

TV host and celebrated comedian, Steve Harvey has promised to buy 555 copies of a book written by Nicholas Buamah, an eight-year-old Ghanaian author who hopes to donate Harvey's purchase to libraries in Ghanaian schools.

Nicholas Buamah, an 8-year-old prodigy has caught the attention of international TV host, Steve Harvey, with a book he has written, and now, Harvey wants to buy 555 copies of the book.

The child author was on the ‘The Steve Harvey Show’ and demonstrated how learned and intelligent he was by voicing some vocabularies that the host couldn’t understand.

According to a report picked up by, Buamah taught Steve Harvey the meaning of words such as “exacerbate”, a move which aided him to promote his book titled “Kayla and Kyle the Walking Dictionaries: Election Day”.

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The book, a children’s story about two walking dictionaries Kayla and Kyle, who are contesting for class president in a debate. Both dictionaries advocate for their qualifications while using some advanced vocabularies in their duel.

The book is Buamah’s first and it is best-selling on Amazon. It was recently accepted into the Library of Congress in the United States, which makes it accessible to all libraries in elementary schools.

During the interview, Nicholas revealed to Steve Harvey that he aims to get his book into every elementary school library in the US and to donate some to schools in his native country, Ghana.

“My goal is to get my book into every elementary school library in the United States and another one, is to donate some books to take to Ghana to give to the schools and libraries and another one is to get enough subscribers for my Youtube channel because I’m doing a 30-seconds word where I will teach you a word in 30-seconds or less,” Buamah said.

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Inspired and moved by the young Ghanaian’s vision and smartness, Harvey decided to support the goal by buying all the 555 books the little boy wanted to donate to Ghanaian libraries.

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