Snake Child and Star Baby is a children's book.
Ufu and Afa are worried when their first and second daughters disappear mysteriously from their cots soon after their birth. Ufu then embarks on a long journey in search of the man who will help them solve the mystery. Unknown to everybody, it is Ufu and Afa's first son, Udede, that turns into a snake to devour his baby sisters. How does Udede acquire the power to turn into a snake? Will he succeed in devouring his little brother, Zobo, as well? Ufu eventually comes back with a solution to the problem, but at a great cost.