Triangle for Adaora: An African Book of Shapes

Triangle for Adaora: An African Book of Shapes

by Ifeoma Onyefulu

Paperback(First Trade Paper Edition)

$8.95
View All Available Formats & Editions

Temporarily Out of Stock Online

Eligible for FREE SHIPPING

Overview

Triangle for Adaora: An African Book of Shapes by Ifeoma Onyefulu

Why won't Adaora eat her slice of paw-paw? She says she doesn't want to spoil the star shape in the middle - so her cousin Ugo offers to find her a triangle instead. As they walk along they see all kinds of shapes, from Uncle Eze wearing his rectangular agbada to musicians playing circle-topped elephant drums, from plants with heart-shaped leaves to a crescent-shaped plantain. And just when Adaora is too tired to look any more, they find a triangle - and a treat from Aunt Felicia! Ifeoma Onyefulu introduces children to shapes, African style, with warm words and photographs offering a colourful glimpse into Nigerian village life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781845077389
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Publication date: 04/28/2007
Edition description: First Trade Paper Edition
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 11.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range: 3 - 6 Years

About 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.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews