My Grandfather is a Magician
Work and Wisdom in an African Village
By (author) Ifeoma Onyefulu
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My Grandfather is a Magician by Ifeoma Onyefulu
Book DescriptionThis is the story of a little Nigerian boy who doesn't know what job to do when he grows up. His father teaches in a school; his mother owns a bakery; Auntie Ngo is a doctor, while another aunt makes pots. But his grandfather seems wiser and more interesting than any of them - for he is a traditional healer, using the ancient knowledge of plants and trees. This child's-eye view of the diversity of African life, captured in stunning photographs, is sure to absorb children of all cultures.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781845075101
(214mm x 280mm x 3mm)
Imprint: Frances Lincoln Childrens Books
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 13-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Ifeoma Onyefulu
A is for Africa, Paperback (May 2016)
A photographic alphabet book based on village life in Africa.
Grandma Comes to Stay, Paperback (February 2015)
In this book set in Ghana, Stephanie is getting everything ready because Grandma is coming to stay. Grandma shows Stephanie how to wear traditional dress, reads her favourite book, and takes her to see real-life dancers at a festival. In return, Stephanie shows Grandma how to kick a ball, ride a bike and play the drum.
Deron Goes to Nursery School, Paperback (February 2015)
Deron and his mum get ready for his first day at a Ghanaian nursery school described and shown in photographs.
Ife's First Haircut, Hardback (August 2013)» View all books by Ifeoma Onyefulu
Chineze thinks her little brother Ife's hair is messy! But soon it's time for Ife to have his first haircut.
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Author Biography - Ifeoma Onyefulu
Ifeoma Onyefulu was broughout up in a traditional village in Eastern Nigeria. Her highly acclaimed children's books are renowned for countering negative images of Africa by celebrating both its traditional village life and its urban life. A is for Africa, her first book, has become a classic title in the genre of cultural diversity and was praised by Publishers Weekly for its 'incisive view of her country's rich heritage'. Ifeoma has twice won the Children's Africana Book Award: Best Book for Young Children in the USA> Here Comes our Bride won the award in 2005 and Ikenna Goes to Nigeria in 2008. Ifeoma lives in London with her two sons. Find out more about Ifeoma's books at www.ifeomaonyefulu.com.
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