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Koi and the Kola Nuts

A Tale from Liberia

by Verna Aardema

  • 121 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Aladdin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Fairy Tales & Folklore - General,
  • Aardema, Verna,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 1-2,
  • Liberia,
  • Folklore,
  • Animals - General,
  • Fairy Tales & Folklore - African,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJoe Cepeda (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7730247M
    ISBN 100689856776
    ISBN 109780689856778
    OCLC/WorldCa51587757

    Get this from a library! Koi and the kola nuts. [Brian Gleeson; Reynold Ruffins] -- Cheated of his rightful inheritance, a chief's son uses a bunch of kola nuts to gain a happy new life. Recommended Books! Aardema, Verna, Koi and the Kola Nuts: A Tale from Liberia, Atheneum/Anne Schwartz Books, Illustrated by Joe Cepeda.! Gleeson, Brian, Koi and the Kola Nuts, Simon & Schuster, Illustrated by Reynolds Ruffins. This is also available as an audiobook in a Rabbit Ears Production, with Whoopi Goldberg narrating.!

    Jan 01,  · When Koi, the yongest son of Chief Ogumefu, learns that his only inheritance is a scraggly kola tree, he decides to travel the world. With only a sack of kola nuts on his back, Koi sets out on a wonderful journey in search of his own fortune, and learns a /5(85). The Chinue X Project, Inc., is a African, African-American, and Black-Centered Online Educational Resource created by Cynthia D. Cornelius. It has be created as a personal and educational platform for those that seek Afrocentricity in their existence - to be centered and grounded in .

    Meet a crocodile, a snake, and an ant who would do anything for some kola nuts. Meet a demanding chief who seeks a worthy husband for his beautiful daughter. Now meet Koi, a worthy young man who just happens to have inherited a seemingly useless kola nut tree, and has just set out in search of adventure and romance. Check out this great listen on elizrosshubbell.com In this humorous African folktale, narrated by Whoopi Goldberg, Koi wants the villagers to honor him as befits the son of a chief. But unless he can accomplish three impossible tasks, he will end up in the cooking pot instead. His problems begin with a s.


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Koi and the Kola Nuts by Verna Aardema Download PDF EPUB FB2

Dec 25,  · Koi and the Kola Nuts: A Tale from Liberia Paperback – January 1, by Verna Aardema (Author)5/5(8). Title: Koi and the Kola Nuts Author: Verna Aardema Illustrator: Joe Cepeda Genre: Non-European Folktale Theme(s): Do good to others and they will do good unto you, nobody accomplishes anything without the help of others, and hope is never lost when you have friends to help you out/5.

"Koi and the Kola Nuts" is a story about a chief's son named Koi who goes out and searches for a village that respects him following unfortunate events after his father's death. Along the way, Koi encounters a snake, some ants and an alligator. Koi saves their lives by giving them some of his kola nuts, which are his sole inheritance.5/5(2).

Oct 16,  · "Koi and the Kola Nuts" is a story about a chief's son named Koi who goes out and searches for a village that respects him following unfortunate events after his father's death. Along the way, Koi encounters a snake, some ants and an alligator.

Koi saves their lives by giving them some of his kola nuts, which are his sole inheritance.5/5(2). When Chief Ogumefu dies, his youngest son, Koi, is cheated out of his share of they royal possessions. The only thing left is is scraggly little kola tree.

Koi gathers its nuts and leaves his Liberian village to explore the world. Jan 01,  · Overview When Koi, the yongest son of Chief Ogumefu, learns that his only inheritance is a scraggly kola tree, he decides to travel the world.

With only a sack of kola nuts on his back, Koi sets out on a wonderful journey in search of his own fortune, Author: Verna Aardema. Koi and the Kola Nuts with Book (Rabbit Ears) A retelling of the classic African tale about a village chief's son who must complete three impossible tasks--or end up in the cooking pot/5.

Koi’s kola nuts are always the answer to the desperate animals’ prayers. When he comes upon the realm of Chief Fulikolli, a ragged Koi accepts the challenge of winning the hand of the chief’s daughter and one half of his chiefdom.

With the aid of the grateful creatures, Koi performs three seemingly impossible elizrosshubbell.com: Verna Aardema. “Koi and the Kola Nuts” is an African folktale from the folks at Rabbit Ears and it is about how a young and proud chief’s son named Koi tries to journey to a land where it treats the son of a chief with respect while meeting several friends along the way.

Koi and the Kola Nuts is a Nigerian folklore which takes place in an Igbo tribal village. When the son of the Chief named Koi decides to leave the village for many weeks, he then returns to the village only to find out his father the Chief had died and the villagers forget that the deceased chief even had a son.

Sep 08,  · Cheated of his rightful inheritance, a chief's son uses a bunch of kola nuts to gain a happy new life This banner text can have markup. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection Koi and the kola nutsPages: Jan 01,  · When Koi, the yongest son of Chief Ogumefu, learns that his only inheritance is a scraggly kola tree, he decides to travel the world.

With only a sack of kola nuts on his back, Koi sets out on a wonderful journey in search of his own fortune, and learns a 5/5(2). When Koi gets only a kola tree as his inheritance, he leaves his village to look for one where a chief's son will be treated with more respect.

Along the way, he generously gives away his kola nuts to creatures in trouble—python, ant, crocodile; when the people of his new village prepare to eat rather than honor him and he bargains for his life, the three animals help him complete the.

Buy Koi and the Kola Nuts: A Tale from Liberia Reprint by Verna Aardema, Joe (Ilt) Cepeda (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Originally published as part of Aardema's collection, Tales from the Story Hat, Koi and the Kola Nuts presents an engaging story.

With Joe Cepeda's bright illustrations - an excellent accompaniment to the tale - this book is sure to please enthusiasts young and old/5(7).

Koi's kola nuts are always the answer to the desperate animals' prayers. When he comes upon the realm of Chief Fulikolli, a ragged Koi accepts the challenge of winning the hand of the chief's daughter and one half of his chiefdom. With the aid of the grateful creatures, Koi performs three seemingly impossible tasks/5(89).

His problems begin with a scrawny kola tree, and they end when three unlikely new friends - a snake, an ant and an alligator - save his life and help him find his rightful place in the world.

This powerful adaptation captures the rich textures and folk imagery of African culture. Dec 01,  · Koi and the Kola Nuts by Joe Cepeda,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Koi and the Kola Nuts: Joe Cepeda: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(89). Kola nut is a tropical plant that is original from the African continent with approximately species however, the most common kola nuts species are the Cola acumulata and Cola nitida.

Kola nuts are also economic crops in places such as Malaysia, Caribbean Islands, Mauritius and Sri Lanka. Buy this book In this tale, revised from Aardema's Tales from the Story Hat, the youngest son of a chief who has just died is left with only a kola tree, and the kindness he has bequeathed onto.

Koi and the Kola Nuts: A Tale from Liberia. who must make his way in the world with only a sackful of kola nuts and the help of some creatures that he has treated with kindness. Full color. Author: Aardema, Verna a small subset of books required updated Lexile measures.Get this from a library!

Koi and the kola nuts. [Brian Gleeson; Whoopi Goldberg; Herbie Hancock; Reynold Ruffins] -- Cheated of his rightful inheritance, a chief's son uses a bunch of kola nuts .Koi and the kola nuts: a tale from Liberia.

[Verna Aardema; Joe Cepeda] -- An African folktale in which the son of the chief must make his way in the world with only a sackful of kola nuts and the help of some creatures that he has treated with kindness.

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