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KOI AND THE KOLA NUTS: A Tale from Liberia Verna Aardema, Author, Joe Cepeda, Illustrator, illus. by Joe Cepeda. S&S/Aladdin $ (32p) ISBN 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. Koi and the Kola Nuts. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Children, 32 pp.
$, cloth, ISBN Reviewed by Peter Midgley Published on H-AfrTeach (March, ) A Nutty Tale for All Koi and the Kola Nuts is a well-known story set in Liberia. Originally published as an oral tale in a previous collection by the author, the. Koi and the Kola Nuts; By: Brian Gleeson Whoopi Goldberg, comes the perfect antidote for all those Koi and the Kola Nuts with Poster book advice books in the world.
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Koi and the Kola Nuts is a story reminiscent of Aesop’s “The Lion and the Mouse” but with fun twists of its own. The story reads like a cross between a traditional fairy tale (where a boy tries to win the hand of a princess) and a fable (where animals teach a moral) with a little Biblical spice added (Koi’s situation at the beginning of.
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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.
Koi and the kola nuts by Verna Aardema,Aladdin Paperbacks edition, in English - 1st Aladdin pbk. Publisher Description. 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 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.
Synopsis. About this title. 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. When Koi loses out on his share of his father's inheritance, he sets out into the world with only a bag of kola nuts to his name.
His generosity towards a snake, some ants, and a crocodile during the course of his journey is rewarded when he comes to the village of Chief Fulikolli, and needs help completing the three tasks required to win his daughter's hand in marriage/5(17).
out of 5 stars Koi and the Kola Nuts. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 9, Verified Purchase. I bought this book for international week in school and the children thoroughly enjoyed this story.
There was a lot of onomatopoeia which had them giggling. A brilliant read. Especially suitable for young children/5(11). Koi and the Kola Nuts: A Tale from Liberia - This charming picture book set in the African nation of Liberia tells the story of Koi, a young man who is cheated out of his inheritance, but for a sack of kola nuts.
The book shows children how even if you don’t have much to offer, a little kindness can go a long way. The Quiltmaker’s Gift.
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Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. Koi and the kola nuts Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. This Liberian folktale follow Koi, the youngest son of a chief who dies. Koi misses out on the division of his father's treasures, but decides to make due with what he has: the Kola nuts from his tree.
His travels lead his to those in need, which he takes time to help. These same characters come back to help him when he needs it/5(7).
Get this from a library. 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.
You need twenty kola nuts." Koi takes twenty kola nuts from his kinja and gives them to the ants. They put the nuts on their heads and march down the mountain to give the Forest Devil his tribute. Koi resumes his journey. At the base of the mountain he encounters an alligator. The alligator is crying.
Laced with the liberal humor that is Aardema’s hallmark, Koi’s story and his sturdy spirit will draw readers in, as will the many uses of the kola nut and the lesson of doing good for others.
In Cepeda’s vibrant illustrations, the Liberian landscape glistens and its people dance across the page, while the last scene—of Koi as a chief—is a portrait of ebullience rewarded. A collection of six compact disc and story poster book sets by Rabbit Ears. This lot includes sets for the classic tales Koi and the Kola Nuts, King Midas, The Boy Who Drew Cats, Puss in Boots, The Tiger and the Brahmin, and Anansi.
[BOOK REVIEW] Koi and the Kola Nuts by Brian Gleeson Title: Koi and the Kola Nuts Author: Brian Gleeson Artist “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.
Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Brian Gleeson books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Kola nut (Bissy nut) belongs to the family of Sterculiaceae and was introduced to Jamaica from Africa.
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. Koi and the kola nuts by Brian Gleeson (Book) 14 editions published A readalong book and sound cassette of the Irish folktale in which the giant Finn McCoul and his very clever wife defeat the brutish giant Cuculin.
Suggested audience: primary. () Book (with Brian Gleeson and Reynold Ruffins): "Koi and the Kola Nuts," Rabbit Ears Books ISBN () Album: "Original Broadway Show Recording," Geffen/Warner Bros. Records GHS () Music video: Appears in Aretha Franklin video "Jumping Jack Flash".
Koi and the Kola Nuts is a Nigerian folk tale 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.
They accuse Koi of being a liar. Koi and the Kola Nuts: A Tale from Liberia More Info; This Our Dark Country: The American Settlers of Liberia More Info; Head, Body, Legs: A Story from Liberia More Info; Can’t find what you’re looking for?
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A retelling of an African folk tale, Koi has nothing but kola nuts, but gives them away and receives love and generosity in return.
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