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Koi and the Kola Nuts A Tale from Liberia by Verna Aardema

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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

Book details:

Edition Notes

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

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"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 cyrusofficial.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).