Fri, Mar 03|
Virtual Story Time Wind Down with author Chinelo Anyadiegwu
Join us for an evening read aloud of Introduction to Igbo Mythology for Kids!
Time & Location
Mar 03, 2023, 6:00 PM
About The Event
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It's not quite bedtime but you want to signal to your child that it's time to wind down? Join us for a virtual wind down story time featuring author, Chinelo Anyadiegwu.
About the book: Purchase Now!
The first definitive collection of Igbo legends and traditions for kids, this book explores the mythological origins of the Igbo people, the ancient Nri Kingdom, and Igbo cosmology before delving into the Alusi, or the core Igbo deities. Following this introduction to the pantheon of gods and goddesses, a collection of the most popular Igbo myths, folktales, and legends will immerse kids in exciting stories of tricksters, shapeshifters, and heroes, including:
- The Wrestler Whose Back Never Touched the Ground
- Ojiugo, the Rare Gem
- The Tortoise and the Birds, or The Origin Story of Sea Turtles
- Ngwele Aghuli, Why the Crocodile Lives Alone
- How Death Came to Be
- And more!
About the author:
Chinelo Anyadiegwu is a writer, and graduate student. When they aren’t writing stories about fantasy realms or mythology, they are writing grants.
In their free time, they play video games of all sorts