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Chicken in the Kitchen Paperback – Illustrated, 12 Oct 2015

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Product details

  • Paperback: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Lantana Publishing (12 Oct. 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0993225306
  • ISBN-13: 978-0993225307
  • Product Dimensions: 24.1 x 0.4 x 24.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 7 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 144,317 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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What a joy to experience! Nnedi Okorafor has written a gem of a picture book full of playful mystery, laughs and Nigerian magic. The story awakens readers in the night and then it takes them on a journey to arrive at another surprise by morning. Figuring out the giant chicken in the kitchen is a game readers will enjoy. --Jan Spivey Gilchrist, a Coretta Scott King Honor award-winning illustrator.

An enchanting, evocatively illustrated adventure that will capture the imaginations of young and old alike more, please! --Ambelin Kwaymullina, award-winning author of The Tribe series.

Brilliant both in concept and in execution... the latest and utterly adorable debut in the African children s literature scene --Ainehi Edoro, Brittle Paper

About the Author

Nnedi Okorafor is a multi award-winning novelist born in the US to Nigerian parents. Her adult novel Who Fears Death won the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel; her YA novel Zahrah the Windseeker won the Wole Soyinka Prize for African Literature and her children s novel Long Juju Man won the Macmillan Writer s Prize for Africa. Nnedi is an Associate Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Buffalo, New York.

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