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Onyefulu, Ifeoma

Overview
Works: 61 works in 226 publications in 5 languages and 9,149 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Picture books  Fiction  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Photographer
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Most widely held works about Ifeoma Onyefulu
 
Most widely held works by Ifeoma Onyefulu
A is for Africa by Ifeoma Onyefulu( Book )

37 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author, a member of the Igbo tribe in Nigeria, presents text and her own photographs of twenty-six things, from A to Z, taken in Nigeria but representative of all African peoples
Emeka's gift : an African counting story by Ifeoma Onyefulu( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A heartwarming story of a young african boy as he travels through his village in search of a gift. Stunning photographs taken in Emeka's southern Nigerian village illustrate this narrative
Ogbo : sharing life in an African village by Ifeoma Onyefulu( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ogbo are a special part of village life in Nigeria, uniting children of the same age in a lifelong fellowship--a group with whom they celebrate festivals, share day-to-day chores, and face the challenges of growing up
Chidi only likes blue : an African book of colors by Ifeoma Onyefulu( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chidi has a favorite color, blue. He says it is the best color in the world. His older sister, Nneka, decides to teach him about other colors seen in their village
A triangle for Adaora : an African book of shapes by Ifeoma Onyefulu( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Adaora's cousin promises to find a triangle for her, he doesn't realize how difficult the task will be. As they search in and around their African village, the cousins encounter all different kinds of shapes, including heart-shaped leaves, round elephant drums, and crescent-shaped plantains. Full-color photos
An African Christmas by Ifeoma Onyefulu( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy describes the Christmas traditions in Africa, including the dancing ceremonies, Mmọ ritual, costumes, and food
Ikenna goes to Nigeria by Ifeoma Onyefulu( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Visiting the country where his mother was born, Ikenna travels from bustling modern Lagos to quiet Nkwelle, samples delicious Jellof Rice and sees the amazing Osun Festival. Above all, he meets his extended family and takes back memories that he will always treasure."--Page 4 of cover
Here comes our bride! : an African wedding story by Ifeoma Onyefulu( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy, impatient to attend a wedding, nags his uncle about his upcoming wedding day
Saying good-bye : a special farewell to Mama Nkwelle by Ifeoma Onyefulu( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the author's son, Ikenna, as he attends the traditional Nigerian funeral celebration of his great-grandmother, which lasts more than two weeks and features dancing, drumming, presents, prayer, and quiet reflection
The girl who married a ghost and other tales from Nigeria by Ifeoma Onyefulu( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of ten Nigerian folktales, including the stories of a girl who marries a ghost, a lion that hosts an eating competition, and a lazy lizard
Home by Ifeoma Onyefulu( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identifies objects traditionally found in homes in Mali, including chairs, cooking pots, brooms, and sleeping mats
Grandfather's work : a traditional healer in Nigeria by Ifeoma Onyefulu( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child describes the work of his grandfather, a traditional healer in a Nigerian village, comparing it to the work of other family members. Include information about plants used in healing
Welcome Dede! : an African naming ceremony by Ifeoma Onyefulu( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amarlai's new baby cousin is given a traditional African name during a special ceremony
Deron goes to nursery school by Ifeoma Onyefulu( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deron has a lovely time doing all kinds of new things and makes some friends on his first day of school
Grandma comes to stay by Ifeoma Onyefulu( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephanie is excited for her grandmother's visit, and while her grandma shows her how to wear traditional Ghanese dress, Stephanie shows her how she tidies up the house, plays with her dolls, and plays the drum
One big family : sharing life in an African village by Ifeoma Onyefulu( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Nigerian girl tells how each member of her family contributes to the wellbeing and happiness of their village, and explains the special role of ogbo, groups of villagers of the same age. Suggested level: primary
Vicky goes to the doctor by Ifeoma Onyefulu( Book )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Vicky doesn't feel good, her mother takes her to the clinic to see the doctor. Vicky is a bit nervous at first, but the doctor is kind. Soon Vicky feels better and resumes playing with her friends
Ife's first haircut by Ifeoma Onyefulu( Book )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chinaza watches her little brother, Ife, get his first haircut, and helps her family prepare the celebration for this rite of passage
Omer's favorite place by Ifeoma Onyefulu( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Omer has a favorite place to play. Can you guess where it is?"--Page 4 of cover
Ebele's favourite : a book of African games by Ifeoma Onyefulu( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ebele loves games, and she plays from morning to night in the village ama. But when she hears that her Senegalese cousin Ngony is come to stay, and wants to play their favourite games, Ebele starts to wonder -- what is her favourite game?"--Page 4 of cover
 
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Ogbo : sharing life in an African village
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Emeka's gift : an African counting storyOgbo : sharing life in an African villageChidi only likes blue : an African book of colorsA triangle for Adaora : an African book of shapesAn African ChristmasIkenna goes to NigeriaHere comes our bride! : an African wedding storySaying good-bye : a special farewell to Mama Nkwelle
Alternative Names
Ifeoma Onyefulu escritora de literatura infantil nigeriana

Ifeoma Onyefulu Nigerian children's writer

Ifeoma Onyefulu schrijfster uit Nigeria

オニェフル, イフェオマ

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