Search Results: "Ifeoma Onyefulu"


BOOK REVIEW

VICKY GOES TO THE DOCTOR by Ifeoma Onyefulu
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2014

"A sweet, brief glimpse into a universal childhood experience in a very specific place.(Picture book. 4-7)"
Better safe than sorry when you don't feel well. Read full book review >

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OMER'S FAVORITE PLACE by Ifeoma Onyefulu
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"The attractive, sharp photos and simple text, counteracting many stereotypes, can be used to introduce the concept that children in different countries have similar needs and feelings, especially when it comes to fun. (Informational picture book. 3-6)"
Omer's infectious smile will draw young readers into this photo essay detailing everyday life in an Ethiopian middle-class family. Read full book review >

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GRANDMA COMES TO STAY by Ifeoma Onyefulu
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Useful, if not very exciting. (Informational picture book. 3-5)"
Onyefulu, a photo-essayist who has introduced young children to Nigeria in titles such as A is for Africa (1993), shifts her attention to Ghana. Read full book review >

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NEW SHOES FOR HELEN by Ifeoma Onyefulu
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"Onyefulu stresses the similarities between kids in Africa and those in Britain or the United States in very simple language, but the quotidian treatment doesn't give the subject enough pizzazz. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Buying new shoes is a peak experience for many little girls, but selecting shoes for a wedding takes the cake. Read full book review >

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EMEKA'S GIFT by Ifeoma Onyefulu
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1995

"A graceful counting lesson. (Picture book/nonfiction. 3-9)"
From one small boy to ten grinning cousins, Onyefulu (A Is for Africa, 1993), crafts a numbers book to teach and delight. Read full book review >

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A IS FOR AFRICA by Ifeoma Onyefulu
ABC BOOKS
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"Visually appealing, but simplistic. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A London-based photographer offers images of traditional life and culture in her Nigerian homeland. Read full book review >

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THE GIRL WHO MARRIED A GHOST by Ifeoma Onyefulu
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2010

"Aesop doesn't have all the answers. (Folklore. 8-12)"
There once was a children's-book author named Ifeoma who lived in London with her two sons. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2000

"Give this one a miss. (Picture book/nonfiction. 3-8)"
When Adaora, a little girl of about five, declares that she will not eat paw-paw because to do so would ruin the pretty star-shape in the middle, her cousin Ugo takes her on a quest through their village to find a triangle. Read full book review >

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CHINYE by Obi Onyefulu
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1994

"The tale gets richer treatment in San Souci's Talking Eggs (1989). (Folklore/Picture book. 6-8)"
A thin version of a relatively familiar tale. Read full book review >