D.O. Fagunwa (full name: Daniel Olorunfemi Fagunwa) was born in Oke-Igbo, Nigeria, in 1903. After school, he taught in various institutions in Nigeria. He was awarded the MBE in 1959 and died in 1963. His writings are often based on Yoruba folktales and much of them concern the relationship between Christianity and traditional Yoruba beliefs, using Yoruba fantasy and supernatural as their background.
1938 Ogboju Ode Ninu Igbo Irunmale (The Forest of a Thousand Daemons)
1949 Igbo Olodumare (The Forest of God; later: The Forest of the Almighty)
1949 Ireke Onibudo
1961 Irinkerindo ninu Igbo elegbeje (Expedition to the Mount of Thought: The Third Saga)
1961 Adiitu Olodumare