A Triangle for Adaora: An African Book of Shapesby Ifeoma Onyefulu
When Adaora's cousin promises to find a triangle for her, he doesn't realize just how difficult the task will be. As they search, the cousins encounter heart-shaped akwukwo ede leaves, round elephant drums, and crescent-shaped plantainseverything but the shape they seek. The intimate photographs that accompany this tour through an African village invite young readers into a warm community filled with shapes both familiar and new.
Meet the Author
Ifeoma Onyefulu was brought up in a traditional village in Eastern Nigeria. After completing a business management course, she trained as a photographer, contributing to a number of magazines. Ifeoma's highly acclaimed children's books are renowned for countering negative images of Africa by celebrating its traditional village life. Her work has been admired at many exhibitions. A is for Africa, her first book, was chosen as one of Child Education's Best Information Books and Junior Education's Best Books. She has twice won the Children's Africana Book Award: Best Book for Young Children in the USA for Here Comes Our Bride! in 2005 and Ikenna Goes to Nigeria in 2008. Ifeoma lives in London.
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