Customs and ceremonies

A is for Africa by Ifeoma OnyefuluBooks about customs and ceremonies at home and abroad.

A is for Africa
Ifeoma Onyefulu
An introduction to the alphabet which takes readers on a tour of life in Nigeria. H is for mud Houses, just right for a hot climate. K is for Kola nuts offered to guests to show warmth and friendship.

A Flavour of West Africa
Alison Brownie
Discover what goes on at a Yoruba ceremony; how to pound yam at a yam festival and find out about the foods of West Africa.

A Flavour of Kenya
Wambui Kairi
Find out all about Kenyan festivals and food. See what happens at a traditional wedding ceremony and try the festival recipes.

African Food and Drink
Martin Gibrill
This book covers how food is grown and processed, how it is prepared, cooked and served and includes a selection of recipes.

Here Comes Our Bride!
Ifeoma Onyefulu
Ekinadose wants his Uncle Osaere to get married - then he can go to a wedding. A Nigerian wedding is seen through the eyes of a young child.

One child, One seed: a South African counting book
Kathryn Cave
A counting book with information about the life and culture of South Africa with  full-colour images from Oxfam's photographers.

Welcome Dede
Ifeoma Onyefulu
On the day Amarlai's new cousin is named, the guests arrive, prayers are said, the corn wine is blessed, and a tiny drop of wine is put on the baby's tongue as she is named Dede.