Chicken in the Kitchen, Paperback Book

Chicken in the Kitchen Paperback

Illustrated by Mehrdokht Amini


What would you do if you woke up one night to find the shadow of a giant chicken passing your bedroom door?

Go and investigate of course! When Anyaugo follows a giant chicken into her kitchen one warm night in Nigeria, she embarks on a hilarious adventure where nothing is quite as it seems.

Is the nature spirit that lives in the wooden walls of her house a help or a hindrance?

Is the mischievous giant chicken a friend or a foe? Most importantly, will Anyaugo be able to save the food her aunties have cooked for the New Yam Festival the next day?

World Fantasy Award-winning author Nnedi Okorafor provides us with a hugely entertaining look at the fascinating masquerade culture of West Africa, told from the perspective of a plucky young Nigerian girl who finds the courage to protect the traditions she loves.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32 pages, 32 illustrations
  • Publisher: Lantana Publishing
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Picture storybooks
  • ISBN: 9780993225307

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