Chidi Only Likes Blue An African Book of Colours by Ifeoma Onyefulu, Ifeoma Onyefulu
  

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Chidi Only Likes Blue An African Book of Colours by Ifeoma Onyefulu, Ifeoma Onyefulu

Nneka's little brother Chidi is always saying that his favourite color is blue. When Nneka asks him why, he replies, because the sky is blue and my best shirt is blue. So Nneka decides to teach him about other colors seen in their village -- red for the chiefs' caps, yellow for the gari they eat, brown for the okwe game board -- and to tell him why she likes them. Ifeoma Onyefulu here introduces young readers to a rainbow palette, African style, with warm words and photographs offering a colorful glimpse of Nigerian village life.

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A stunning photographic story. The Ultimate First Book Guide

About the Author

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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Book Info

Format

Paperback
24 pages
Interest Age: From 4

Author

Ifeoma Onyefulu, Ifeoma Onyefulu
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Publisher

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Publication date

26th May 2006

ISBN

9781845075132


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