My Painted House, My Friendly Chicken, and Me
ISBN: 0375825673
EAN13: 9780375825675
Language: English
Publication Date: March 11, 2003
Pages: 48
Dimensions: 0.20" H x 9.70" L x 7.90" W
Weight: 0.50 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
The acclaimed picture book by the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award nominee is now available in this paperback edition. America's favorite poet and the noted photojournalist tell the story of a young Ndebele girl who lives in a painted village in South Africa. Full color.
Editor Reviews
From the front Cover Full color photographs. Hello, Stranger-Friend begins Maya Angelou's story about Thandi, a South African Ndebele girl, her mischievous brother, her beloved chicken, and the astonishing mural art produced by the women of her tribe. With never-before-seen photographs of the very private Ndebele women and their paintings, this unique book shows the passing of traditions from parent to child and introduces young readers to a new culture through a new friend.