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Kofi and his magic by Maya Angelou

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Published by Clarkson Potter in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Bonwire (Ghana),
  • Ghana,
  • Bonwire

Subjects:

  • Children, Ashanti -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature,
  • Kente cloth -- Ghana -- Bonwire -- Juvenile literature,
  • Ashanti (African people),
  • Bonwire (Ghana) -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature,
  • Ghana -- Social life and customs

Book details:

About the Edition

A young Ashanti boy describes some of the wonders of his life in and around the West African village of Bonwire.

Edition Notes

Title from successive title pages.

Other titlesMagic
Statementby Maya Angelou ; photographs by Margaret Courtney-Clarke ; designed by Alexander Isley Design.
ContributionsCourtney-Clarke, Margaret, 1949-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT507 .A54 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL990838M
ISBN 100517704536
LC Control Number96029210
OCLC/WorldCa35198543

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Kofi's magic is his vivid imagination, but his journey comes alive for readers through words and images depicting both his own life and each place he visits with a joyous sense of appreciation and discovery. Honor Book, CCBC Coretta Scott King Award Discussion: Author (Ages ).   The storyline is rooted in reality as the main character enjoys his "travels" to other places; however he always wants to return home to the people he loves. The beautiful photographs in this book make it a great coffee table book as well. I encourage you to introduce the children in your family or neighborhood to Kofi and His Magic/5(9).   Kofi is an engaging scamp whose vivid "daydreams" that transport him to other places will speak to children everywhere and present them with a clear vision of his beloved West African world. Kofi's joy in his life is reflected in both text and pictorial content and will be an eye-opener to more materialistic children in technically developed Pages: To be published simultaneously with Kofi and His Magic, a new hardcover collaborative effort by Angelou and Courtney-Clarke. About the Author Maya Angelou, a world-renowned, award-winning author and poet, is a critically acclaimed author who has been hailed as /5(8).

Get this from a library! Kofi and his magic. [Maya Angelou; Margaret Courtney-Clarke] -- A young Ashanti boy describes some of the wonders of his life in and around the West African village of Bonwire. Ages 6^ As in the poet and photographer's My Painted House, My Friendly Chicken, and Me (), this second picture-book collaboration about Africa has great photographs but a disappointing text. The narrator is Kofi, a seven-year-old West African boy who uses "magic" to move from his hometown to a jitney, then to a place "up north.4/5(60). This book provides readers of all ages with a wonderful look into the life of Kofi, a "magician" from Bonwire. The children I have shared it with love it, and Kofi's magic serves as a reminder for. New York: Clarkson Potter. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. A magnificent first edition/first printing in Fine condition in Very Good+ dust-jacket with light edgewear; Maya Angelou's lively and lyrical story of Kofi, a seven-year-old West African boy who learns how to weave by wiggling strings tied to his toes, "a little like riding a.

Buy Kofi & His Magic by Dr. Maya Angelou online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 4 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ Ages 6^ As in the poet and photographer's My Painted House, My Friendly Chicken, and Me (), this second picture-book collaboration about Africa has great photographs but a disappointing text. The narrator is Kofi, a seven-year-old West African boy who uses "magic" to move from his hometown to a jitney, then to a place "up north/5(7). Kofi and His Magic Maya Angelou, Author, Margaret Courtney-Clarke, Illustrator, Margaret Courtney-Clarke, Photographer Crown Publishers $ (48p) ISBN .   To be published simultaneously with Kofi and His Magic, a new hardcover collaborative effort by Angelou and Courtney-Clarke. About the Author: Maya Angelou, a world-renowned, award-winning author and poet, is a critically acclaimed author who has been hailed as one of the great voices of contemporary literature.4/5(60).