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 -

Ifeoma's books

around the world


The Goat That Vanished

eBook short story for the Kindle


Words: Ifeoma Onyefulu

Images: Emeka Malbert


Published Autumn 2013

BooksgoWalkabout, Cambs, UK

This is a story about what happens when the elders are disobeyed.


In one particular village, the elders, who were used to total obedience, requested a gift of a cow at a funeral. They were pretty confident they would get it. But they were given a goat instead

by the relatives of the deceased.

Naturally, they rejected it.

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..."

Ifeoma's U.K.

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You can visit Ifeoma's online U.S. book shop page here.

You can use the contact page to ask Ifeoma a question about her writing or travels here...

On her recent 2013 visit to the USA Ifeoma was filmed at Boston University, giving her the opportunity to tell us about her creative inspiration as a writer.


Ifeoma talks about her work and how her first book A is fo Africa came into being.



Children respond to Ifeoma's visit here...



My blog is smart phone friendly - get my stories and news wherever you are...on my blog here...

Ifeoma was recently in conversation with U.S. based

journalist and writer Deborah Kalb.

You can see the interview about Ifeoma's work on the

 Book Q&A blog here...

Image: Deborah Kalb