Biography for Food


Grand Central Pub

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 Ikenna Goes to Nigeria in 2008. Ifeoma lives in London.



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Perseus Publishing
Ifeoma Onyefulu was raised in a traditional village in Eastern Nigeria.A is for Africa, her first book, has become a classic title in the genre of cultural diversity. She has twice won the Children's Africana Book Award: Best Book for Young Children in the USA:Here Comes our Bride won in 2005 and Ikenna Goes to Nigeria in 2008. She lives in London with her two sons. Her other titles for Frances Lincoln areAfrican Christmas, Chidi Only Likes Blue, Chinye, Deron Goes to Nursery School,Ebele's Favourite, Emeka's Gift, The Girl Who Married a Ghost, Grandma Comes to Stay,My Grandfather is a Magician,New Shoes for Helen, Omer's Favourite Place,One Big Family, Saying Goodbye and A Triangle for Adaora.


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