Long Juju Man

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  • Title: Long Juju Man
  • Author: Nnedi Okorafor
  • ISBN: 9780230722071
  • Page: 348
  • Format: Paperback
Long Juju Man

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Long Juju Man

About “Nnedi Okorafor

  • Nnedi Okorafor

    Nnedi Okorafor is a Nigerian American author of African based science fiction, fantasy and magical realism for both children and adults and a professor at the University at Buffalo, New York Her works include Who Fears Death, the Binti novella trilogy, the Book of Phoenix, the Akata books and Lagoon She is the winner of Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy Awards and her debut novel Zahrah the Windseeker won the prestigious Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature She lives with her daughter Anyaugo and family in Illinois Learn about Nnedi at Nnedi.



617 thoughts on “Long Juju Man


  • A great early chapter book, with lovely illustrations Ngoli is an 8 year old Igbo speaking girl living in a village in Nigeria Her grandfather tells her stories about Long Juju Man and how he enjoyed using his magic to play tricks on people, but when she encounters his ghost in the forest, she isn t prepared for the strange friendship that they will develop, and how she will change as a result This book uses elements from traditional West African tales, and won the MacMillan Writers Prize for Af [...]


  • This was a very light and entertaining read A children s book with a witty antagonist and an end that I like Can be completed in less than 30 minutes.


  • Supernatural ghosts and tricksters exist for many cultures The tricksters often match wits with their victims, doling out humorous to vindictive comeuppance.In this folktale style vignette, a narrator relates her childhood run in with the trickster ghost of the village s former sorcerer As a 9 y.o girl on a mission to deliver a basket of eggs to her aunt, the narrator holds her ground in a stand off with the ghost of the Long Juju Man The stakes are the basket of eggs .This tale appears in Okora [...]


  • I enjoyed this tale of an eight year old girl and the Long Juju Man The only reason it doesn t get a five is it s too short I want adventures featuring Ngoliere s far too well written adventure stories for girls



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