African Children's Literature: A Bibliography

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AuthorHouse, Apr 18, 2007 - Education - 312 pages
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This bibliography of African Children’s Literature includes 1759 titles written in English or Kiswahili and published with the African child reader as the target reader.  The work is a useful tool for researchers, teachers, parents and librarians.


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About the author (2007)

Nyambura Mpesha holds a PhD of Kenyatta University, Kenya where she taught Children’s Literature to undergraduates and postgraduates for 17 years before joining Calvin College, Michigan.  She has done extensive research in oral literature and children’s literature and made contributions in conferences, journals and magazines. Her published books include: The Happening, Kapotei Na Lulu, Junior Pilot, Nyani Mdogo, The Small Cockroach, Kemunto, Say Aah, Eleo the Chameleon, The Frog who Jumped Backwards, Mugasha, Kuku Na Mwewe, Hare and the Princess, Marafiki wa Pela, Trouble over Fare, Far, Far Away, Kamuniak and Ori, Mende Mdogo, Hanna Na Wanyama, and Chura na Mjusi. In addition she also has nine co-authored books.

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