of Chinye Both f Chinye s parents passed away so she lived with her stepmother and stepsister stepmother made Chinye find water so she could cook a dinner While she went by the stream to get water random animals and people see her and make Chinye extremely scared However she ends up being fine and The Agents Secret Past (Military Investigations once she gets home a stranger suprises her The stranger gives her the gold and said whoever chooses well will get the gold Chinye ends up getting the gold and is able to live the life she had deserved to live Professional RecommendationReview 1 Gill Roberts Books for Keeps No 97 March 1996 A West African folktale about greed and much with beautifully expressive illustrations The seuencef events is related simply and effectively so that difficulty with some pronunciations is completely unimportant and appreciation Champagne with a Celebrity of Chinye s innocence goodness and selflessness and the dangerf her journey is heightened Examples f good and evil can be clearly classified and resolved in a whirlwind f flashing light and clapping thunder A magical and moral masterpiece Year 2 children soaked this up with The Salvation of Zachary Baumkletterer obvious understanding and delightProfessional RecommendationReview 2 Marilyn Courtot Children s Literature This is a Nigerian folktale that pits the goodnessf Chinye against the greed Courting Callie (Heart of the West/Bachelor Auction, of her stepmother and stepsister When she is sent into the forest at night to fetch water she is terrifiedf the predators but they recognize her plight and render assistance Suddenly an Mortimer, Mallory and Allen Taster Collection old woman appears and tells her to visit a nearby hut and to takenly the most modest Mustang Wild (Wild, of the gourds Chinye does as she is told and when the gourd is smashedpen riches pour forth Her lazy stepsister is urged by her mother to visit the same hut but ignoring the The Little Vintage Carousel by the Sea old woman s advice she and her mother lose everything The vibrant watercolor art fills each two page spread and conveys the mood and motionResponse to Two Professional Reviews Bothf these reviews had great assets to them that reflect the story In the first review Roberts spoke about the key themes in Chinye which is greed innocence and good and evil In addition I agreed with when Roberts said that the seuence A PHYSICAL AFFAIR of events and pictures were written and drawn so well that somef the West African words that were hard to tell what they meant didn t matter as much because we were still able to understsand the meaning In addition for Courtot s review I liked how she spoke about the vibrant watercolor f the pictures throughout the book that resulted in the mood and motion f the story I agreed with this because Brief Lives once I saw the pictures they definitely played the moodf the events that happened in the storyEvaluation Texas Manhunt (Chance, Texas of Literary Elements This West African folktale is a great picture book for young readers Even though it is a West African tale and might be hard for students to be able to relate culturally Onyefulu does a great jobf making the story easy to relate for readers In addition throughout the whole story there was a balance Condor of good vs evil and goodness vs selfishness between Chinye and her stepmom Strange powers are watchingver her How Chinye discovers the magic f the gourds and transforms her life. ,
I was hoping this would have f Chinye being actively "kind to the forest creatures instead Bliss County - Der Traum in Weiß of them just taking pityn her though the story does the element "to forest creatures instead The Bride in Blue of them just taking pityn her though the story does retain the element the wicked stepsister not heeding instructions and thus reaping calamity instead The Life Lucy Knew of rewardA bunchf reviews liken this story to the Creole picture book The Talking Eggs which I don t think I ve read but certainly there are a variety The Lone Sheriff of folktales in this vein I was thinkingf Diamonds and Toads God bless the Internet where I could Google folktale mouth jewels lizards and have the thing I was thinking The Bridal Suite of be the first hitr Mufaro s Beautiful Daughters which is in the Cinderella vein than this The Troublesome Angel onen account Developing Drivers with the Windows Driver Foundation: Dev Driver Win Driver Fou_p1 eBook: Penny Orwick, Guy Smith: Amazon.fr: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l. of it having a marriage plot Chinye is a book written by Obi Onyefulu and illustrated by Evie Safarewicz The book is about a young Nigerian girl named Chinye who is forced to live with her evil stepmother and stepsister after the deathf her parents Forced to labour tirelessly for her stepmother she encounters an The Desert Princes Proposal old woman in the forest while carryingut The Makeover Prescription (Sugar Falls, Idaho onef her many chores and her life is changed foreverThe story is a West African folk tale that promotes the importance f having a good heart and not being greedy Evie Safarewicz s illustrations introduce importance f having a good heart and not being greedy Evie Safarewicz s illustrations introduce reader to life in a typical West African village with bright vivid imagery that add a real sense Chinye is a Nigerian folktale Chinye is similar to the Cinderella story It is about a little girl who is mistreated by her stepmother and stepsister after her father passes away When she is sent into a forest late at night a wise ld woman gives her a gift Chinye s bedience pays The Book of Pride off in the end I would use Chinye to introduce folktales Chinye can be used to explain how stories that arerally passed down can be written down I would ask students to go home and ask their parents about a story that is passed down and they can share it with the class The theme in this West African folk tale is that goodness respect and The Hidden Kingdom (Wings of Fire Graphic Novel) obedience are rewarded Chinye is an African girl who lives with her stepmother Nkechi and stepsister Adanma Nkechi and Adanma treat Chinye badly making her do all the work Sounds like Cinderella One night they send Chinyeut into the dangerous jungle to fetch waterHowever the creatures she meets are kind to her and her willingness to listen to an The Counts Blackmail Bargain old woman she meets brings reward in the formf a magic gourd filled with treasures Of course jealous Nkechi must then send her Conscious own daughterut to bring home riches but being greedy Adanma doesn t listen to the ld woman and brings home nly trouble to her mother Does this story sound familiar It s undoubtedly the African Chosen by the Alien Lord (Rusneon Mates, originalf Robert D San Souci s The Talking Eggs which is set in the American South Read both for a comparecontrast I love this West African version Recommended Reading Log Template 6 Non European FolktalesTitle Chinye A West African FolktaleAuthor Obi OnyefuluIllustrator Evie SafarewiczGenre Folktale Picture book Fairy TaleThemes Culture Africa Good vs EvilOpening linesentence Long ago there lived a girl named Chinye Brief Book Summary This stor. Poor Chinye Back and forth through the forest she goes fetching and carrying for her cruel stepmother But. .
Nd sister The whole time I was rooting for Chinye and was nervous that something bad was going to happen to her However at the end Violentology of the story everything workedut in her favor like the way it should have Onyefulu did a great job Run Forever of making the endf the story unexpected and had readers think Consideration Latin Lovers Greek Husbands Bundle of Instructional Application Chinye is a West African folktale that many students were never awaref prior to reading this book However I think this book is a great asset to have in the classroom This is because it is a culturally diverse book and it is easy to comprehend the meaning This story is also very similar to the fairytale Cinderella The teacher will explain how this story is similar to Cinderella after reading Chinye ut loud in class Students will talk about the similarities and differences between both stories and then act ut a play that combines both stories This is what we did in LLED 402 when we re made a fairytale This will have the kids be creative and make the fairytale somewhat cultural I know I have read a European version First Night Memories (Rot Ruin, of this story where the good sister falls down a well and works hard for the woman she finds there and is rewarded with gold while the evil sister tries to do the same but is too lazy to work and ends up with tar as I recall In this Nigerian version it is magic gourds that bring richesr poverty according to the behavior f the two sisters Vivid water color illustrations show both people and animals with wide appealing eyes The text reads smoothly and would make a great read aloud for lder children The concept may be a bit challenging for the pre school set i know this book is short but it teaches you a lesson not be greedy and if you re nice you will live happy I read this in my 3rd grade advanced reading class "We Were Doing A Unit On Fairytales "were doing a unit The Shadowhunters Codex on fairytales different cultures and I remember being intrigued and liking thisne a lot Chinye by Obi Onyefulu illustrated by Evie Safarewicz 1994 Oh my where has this book been I ve loved sharing another book The Talking Eggs by Robert D San Souci illustrated by Jerry Pinkney for YEARS The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs onef my FAVORITE read alouds ever I absolutely love exaggerating how the head is removed from the body Damnable Grace: Hades Hangmen Series, Book 5 ok won t give away anything but I love that story that students and I compare with the traditional Cinderella story they ve heard before NOW I ve met this book Chinye which is uite similar While I love the Creole feel in The Talking Eggs this story is uite beautifully set in West Africa with gourds insteadf eggs You don t get to know the characters as well but there s still a fantastic story woven characters as well but there s still a fantastic story woven I hope to share this with students next year Thrilled I rdered it for the collection Genre Traditional LitMulticulturalI liked this book It was simple and I figure it would be easy for students to use to compare and contrast with the riginal The story did not stray and was not too involved I would then like to find a book that is far removed with some f the same elements I would like to find a story that is multi cultural gives students to talk about and thus to lear. Is enchantingly retold in this traditional West African story f goodness greed and a treasure house f go. .