My Painted House, My Friendly Chicken, and Me

by Maya Angelou

Hardcover, 1994

Status

Available

Local notes

728 Ang

Collection

Publication

Clarkson Potter, Inc. (1994), Edition: 1st. Purchased in 2007. $15.00.

Description

A south African girl describes her pet chicken, painting special designs on her house, dressing up for school, and her mischievous brother.

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

8.5 inches

ISBN

0517596679 / 9780517596678

Barcode

4781

User reviews

LibraryThing member Madison_DeWeerdt
A very cool book that even I learned a lot from!
LibraryThing member kaitanya64
This book is written by the noted African American novelist and poet, Maya Angelou and illustrated with photographs of scenes from Ndebele life. The narrator is eight year old Thandi, who describes her house, her friends and her activities in a cheerful, lively way. My daughter liked Thandi's sense of humor, especially in describing her frustrations with her young brother. The text is fairly long and may be a little too "belle lettre" for some young readers, but the pictures and colors of the text keep it interesting.… (more)

Rating

(9 ratings; 4.1)
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