Chicken in the Kitchen

(Author) (Illustrator)

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$18.99  $17.66
Lantana Publishing
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9.6 X 9.5 X 0.3 inches | 1.0 pounds

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About the Author

Nnedi Okorafor, PhD, is a novelist of Nigerian descent known for weaving African culture into creative, evocative settings and memorable characters. Her novels include Zahrah the Windseeker (winner of the Wole Soyinka Prize for African Literature), The Shadow Speaker (winner of the CBS Parallax Award), and Long Juju Man (winner of the Macmillan Writer's Prize for Africa). Okorafor lives in Illinois with her daughter, Anyaugo, and family. Okorafor's recent work includes the graphic novel LaGuardia, the miniseries Antar from IDW Comics, and Wakanda Forever and the Shuri series for Marvel Comics.
Mehrdokht Amini is an Iranian-born children's book illustrator. She has been nominated for a Kate Greenaway Medal and been invited to participate in the prestigious Bratislava Biennial of Illustrations. She lives in the UK.


"Okorafor leaps into the world of picture books in a most unforgettable way with this playful, fascinating tale."--starred, Kirkus Reviews

-- (7/15/2017 12:00:00 AM)

"A sweet and satisfying story set in Nigeria that may inspire readers to learn more about the New Yam Festival and masquerades. A recommended general purchase for all libraries."--School Library Journal

-- (9/1/2017 12:00:00 AM)

"The big, bold, and sometimes almost three-dimensional illustrations maintain a folk-art feel while still feeling modern. . . . An unusual, but quite gregarious, offering."--Booklist

-- (8/31/2017 12:00:00 AM)

"[A] boisterous story of things that go bump in the night . . ."--Publishers Weekly

-- (7/24/2017 12:00:00 AM)