Ifeoma Onyefulu

Children's author, photographer and writer

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Building the city walls

Image by Ifeoma Onyefulu

Ifeoma Onyefulu

Writer, children's author and photographer

U.S. version of

my web site

and bookshop here

Children's Africana

Book Awards (U.S)


Ifeoma is a past award winner - readmore...

Sankore Mosque in Timbuktu

Reviews of Ifeoma's work:


Look at This! Home

"Onyefulu celebrates light, color and the people of Mali in this and three other themed suites of bright photos of common items or activities..."


New Shoes for Helen

"It would be good to see more books like this, that show just how similar we humans are, and what a huge influence the lottery of our births has on our lives..."

The Girl Who Married a Ghost


"This is a lovely compilation of stories from Africa and it's comforting that pride, envy...are human traits across all cultural backgounds..."

A brand new edition of this classic book from Ifeoma.


Newly released in 2016.


'From Beads to Drums to Masquerades, from Grandmother to Yams, this photographic alphabet captures the rhythms of day-to-day village life in Africa. Ifeoma Onyefulu's lens reveals not only traditional crafts and customs, but also the African sense of occasion and fun in images that will delight children the world over'.


You can use the contact page to ask Ifeoma a question

about her writing or travels here...

Visit my travel

 blog here...

See Ifeoma's US interview with writer Stephanie Walstrom.

Ifeoma talks about her work during the interview for the website ONE, celebrating Universal Children's Day in November 2014.  

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Ifeoma writes of her father, a barrister in Nigeria, and his last journey.

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Ifeoma writes of her technique for creating

her children's book..

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Ifeoma is in Hong Kong, working with children at The Kellet School. (May 2016)


Developing writing and storytelling skills across the two campuses in Kowloon Bay and Pok Fu Lam.


As part of a team of authors and poets, Ifeoma was supported by Books go Walkabout.

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Owl Bookshop

on-line here...

Meet Ifeoma Onyefulu (A is for Africa renewed...)

at Owl Bookshop in Kentish Town   2pm Sunday June 5th 2016


Ifeoma will also be talking about writing her book, and there will be stories, questions and answers,and traditional games.


Transport: buses 214, C2, 134 or Kentish Town Station (Northern Line)