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Fibbed by Elizabeth Agyemang
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Fibbed by Elizabeth Agyemang
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Jun 07, 2022 | ISBN 9780593204887

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  • Jun 07, 2022 | ISBN 9780593204900 | Middle Grade (8-12)

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Praise

“Elizabeth Agyemang smartly weaves culture, adventure, and a little magic into a dynamic story about stories. Agyemang’s colorful illustrations breathe life into Nana’s journey as she connects with her roots and learns to believe in her own voice. At its core, FIBBED is a bold reminder that stories—and those who tell them—have power.” —Booki Vivat, New York Times bestselling author of the Frazzled series

“Thoughtful metafiction with an unshakeable cultural richness.”— Kirkus Reviews

“Energetic folk art–style illustrations [capture] the vibrant setting and colorful Ghanaian attire… a voyage of self-discovery while demonstrating the magical power of stories and their ability to reach across cultures and generations.“—The Horn Book

“Multilayered, colorful, and compelling…With a creative storyline; powerful messages about the importance of family, teamwork, and problems of imperialism; and colorful, stylized, and striking artwork, Fibbed will appeal to young people interested in folklore, magic realism, and adventure stories.” — Booklist 


“Lush warm colors and patterns enhance the beauty of Ghana’s natural landscapes and outdoor market…[and] immerse young readers in Ghanaian traditions, folklore, and language.” Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

“A great graphic novel to add to a collection…Readers who like mischievous antics, folklore, and adventure will enjoy this story.” – School Library Journal

“Highly stylized, vibrantly hued illustrations handily convey this lush tale.” Publishers Weekly

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