Emeka's Gift by Ifeoma Onyefulu
An African Counting Book

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On his way to visit his grandmother in the next village, young Emeka counts the things in the market that Granny would like as a present, even though he has no money to buy any of them. By the author of A Is for Africa.
 

About Ifeoma Onyefulu

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Alex Ayliffe lives in England.
 
Published January 1, 1995 by FRANCES LINCOLN CHILDRENS BOOKS. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books, Computers & Technology, Travel.

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Through Emeka's eyes, readers learn about the lives of the Igala: the spinning game children play, the markets where villagers meet, the brooms and hats used every day, the mortar and pestle for grinding up food.

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This unusual counting book cum photo-essay weaves into its narrative details of life among the Igala people of southern Nigeria.

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