A is for Africa

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A Is for Africa Paperback – July 1, 1997
by Ifeoma Onyefulu


From A to Z, stunning color photographs depict everyday life in Nigeria, where the author-photographer grew up—but the images pictured also represent the rich diversity of Africa, and the warm family ties and traditional village life found throughout this vast colorful continent.
"A talented photographer, Onyefulu [offers] and incisive, sophisticated view of her homeland’s rich heritage."—Publishers Weekly

"Visually appealing."—Kirkus Reviews



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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 for Ikenna Goes to Nigeria in 2008.

Product details

  • Age Range: 2 - 5 years
  • Grade Level: Preschool - Kindergarten
  • Lexile Measure: IG860L 
  • Paperback: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Puffin Books; Reprint edition (July 1, 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9780140562224
  • ISBN-13: 978-0140562224
  • ASIN: 0140562222
  • Product Dimensions: 8.1 x 10.7 x 0.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 5 ounces


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