Cover Image of diverse picture book Chicken in the Kitchen by Nnedi Okorafor and Mehrodokht Amini showing a girl of colour in a bue dress hiding behind a tree and a vibrant, oversized chicken filling most of the cover, looking for the girl
Illustration from diverse picture book Chicken in the Kitchen by Nnedi Okorafor and Mehrodokht Amini showing a young girl of colour in bed, anxiously looking over her shoulder at the shadow of a chicken on the wall
Illustration from diverse picture book Chicken in the Kitchen by Nnedi Okorafor and Mehrodokht Amini showing a vibrant large chicken pecking at vegetables on the kitchen floor
Illustration from diverse picture book Chicken in the Kitchen by Nnedi Okorafor and Mehrodokht Amini showing a public market with various people of colour. In the centre, a group of people with colourful masks draws the attention of the little girl
Chicken in the Kitchen - Lantana Publishing
Chicken in the Kitchen - Lantana Publishing
Chicken in the Kitchen - Lantana Publishing
Chicken in the Kitchen - Lantana Publishing

    Chicken in the Kitchen

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      Buy one get one, ages 3 plus, 32 pages

      Written by NNEDI OKORAFOR | Illustrated by MEHRDOKHT AMINI

      What would you do if you woke up one night to find the shadow of a giant chicken passing your bedroom door? Go and investigate of course! A hugely entertaining look at the fascinating masquerade culture of West Africa, told from the perspective of a plucky young Nigerian girl who finds the courage to protect the traditions she loves. 

      *WINNER CHILDREN'S AFRICANA BEST BOOK AWARD

      'Okorafor leaps into the world of picture books in a most unforgettable way with this playful, fascinating tale' – Kirkus Reviews, STARRED 

      'My little boy wanted me to read it three times in a row. So yeah, I think my kids are in agreement on this: Five Stars' - Patrick Rothfuss, #1 New York Times bestselling author 

      ‘An enchanting, evocatively illustrated adventure that will capture the imaginations of young and old alike – more, please!’ – Ambelin Kwaymullina, award-winning author

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