My Painted House, My Friendly Chicken, and Me (Paperback)

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Full color photographs. "Hello, Stranger-Friend" begins Maya Angelou's story about Thandi, a South African Ndebele girl, her mischievous brother, her beloved chicken, and the astonishing mural art produced by the women of her tribe.  With never-before-seen photographs of the very private Ndebele women and their paintings, this unique book shows the passing of traditions from parent to child and introduces young readers to a new culture through a new friend.

About the Author

Maya Angelou, American poet, historian, educator, civil rights activist, and author of twelve best-selling books.

Maya Angelou, a world-renowned, award-winning author and poet, is a critically acclaimed author who has been hailed as one of the great voices of contemporary literature.
Margaret Courtney-Clarke is an internationally published photojournalist and author of Ndebele: "The Art of an African Tribe."

"From the Trade Paperback edition."

Praise For…

"A unique book that honors Africa by projecting images that are true and honors American children by giving them the very best." --School Library Journal (starred)  

Product Details
ISBN: 9780375825675
ISBN-10: 0375825673
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group (NY)
Publication Date: March 11th, 2003
Pages: 48
Language: English