Chinye by Obi Onyefulu, Ruth Miskin


Chinye by Obi Onyefulu, Ruth Miskin

Poor Chinye! Back and forth through the forest she goes, fetching and carrying for her cruel stepmother. But strange powers are watching over her...How Chinye discovers the magic of the gourds and transforms her life is enchantingly retold in this traditional West African story of goodness, greed, and a treasure-house of gold.


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About the Author

Obi Onyefulu was born in Onitsha, Nigeria. He studied for several years in the USA and took a doctorate in Modern European History at Florida State University. Since his return to Nigeria, he has published a number of textbooks on Nigerian history. He is an avid collector of Nigerian folk tales. Evie Safarewicz trained as a ceramic designer before becoming a freelance illustrator. She is a visiting lecturer at Canterbury College of Art and Design, where she teaches plant drawing. She is also an enthusiastic traveller, taking a particular interest in the peoples and landscapes of Africa.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 4


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Publication date

3rd June 1999



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