Ifeoma Onyefulu

Children's author, photographer and writer

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Building the city walls

Image by Ifeoma Onyefulu

Children's Africana

Book Awards (U.S)


Ifeoma is a past award winner -

Sankore Mosque in Timbuktu

Reviews of Ifeoma's work:


Look at This! Home

"Onyefulu celebrates light, color and the people of Mali in this and three other themed suites of bright photos of common items or activities..."


New Shoes for Helen

"It would be good to see more books like this, that show just how similar we humans are, and what a huge influence the lottery of our births has on our lives..."

The Girl Who Married a Ghost


"This is a lovely compilation of stories from Africa and it's comforting that pride, envy...are human traits across all cultural backgounds..."


'... this photographic alphabet captures the rhythms of day-to-day village life in Africa....'



Writer, children's author and photographer

Ifeoma Onyefulu

Read a review on

Always Time for Theatre

You can use the contact page to ask Ifeoma a question

about her writing or travels here...

 Listen on-line here...

You can download the interview as an mp3

audio file here.

Visit my travel blog here...

Read about my poetry adventures in Scotland - my enthusiasm, ideas and creativity...

From my archive - an occasional feature

Signing books in Washington DC 2010

See more here...

"I recently visited Old Oak Primary School to deliver a  workshop for the children.


Really pleased with the response received. Check out my LinkedIn post here.


Thank you to the school and to OPDC for the invitation".

My new e-book of poetry

Find it on the pages of Smashwords here.



A recent workshop at Brooms Barn Primary school in Stevenage, UK - Autumn 2021

'The children found the workshops very inspiring and thoroughly enjoyed them.  It was pitched at the right level and they encouraged the children to use their imagination...'


'The children learnt about how they can use illustration to tell a story and thoroughly enjoyed making up their own stories.  Teachers (now) have ideas about how to inspire young authors through the use of illustration. We all really enjoyed the workshops....'

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