Ebele's Favourite: A Book of African Games by Ifeoma Onyefulu
Ebele loves games, and she plays from morning to night in the village "ama". When she hears that her cousin Ngony is coming to stay and she wants to play her favourite games, she finds herself wondering what her favourite game is! Ten traditional Nigerian children's games are described.
Ifeoma Onyefulu was raised in a traditional village in Eastern Nigeria. A is for Africa, her first book, has become a classic title in the genre of cultural diversity. Ifeoma has twice won the Children's Africana Book Award: Best Book for Young Children in the USA: Here Comes our Bride won in 2005 and Ikenna Goes to Nigeria in 2008. Ifeoma lives in London with her two sons. Her other titles for Frances Lincoln are African Christmas, Chidi Only Likes Blue, Chinye, Deron Goes to Nursery School, Ebele's Favourite, Emeka's Gift, The Girl Who Married a Ghost, Grandma Comes to Stay, My Grandfather is a Magician, New Shoes for Helen, One Big Family, Saying Goodbye and A Triangle for Adaora.