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Africa’s Little Kings & Queens: Complete Collection (6 books)

Age Range: 3 – 8 years

Africa’s Little Kings & Queens is a collection of six beautifully illustrated picture books inspired by ancient Africa’s most influential leaders.

Perfect for introducing the next generation of young leaders, thinkers, and game-changers to Africa’s great history.

These books are suitable for children between ages 3 – 8 years, they are perfect for reading to little-ones and great for those learning to read independently.

These stories bring diversity to children’s literature in a fun and exciting way through beautifully illustrated picture books that illuminate black history.

The full collection includes 6 children’s picture books:

  1. King Alboury Cooks the Best Jollof (NEW)

  2. Queen Moremi Makes a Promise (NEW)

  3. Mansa Musa Builds A School

  4. Queen Yaa Saves the Golden Stool

  5. Shaka Zulu Learns to Dance

  6. Queen Kitami Makes Friends

A must-have for every child’s library and an excellent gift for several occasions including: birthdays, Christmas, World Book Day, Black History Month and Kwanzaa.

  • Beautifully illustrated artwork

  • Teaches the importance of kindness and generosity

  • Celebrates black history and culture

  • Great for story time at home and in school

  • Loved by parents and teachers

  • Written by Louisa Olafuyi (Ugandan) & Oladele Olafuyi (Nigerian)

  • Edited by children’s book editor and novelist Krystle Appiah (Ghanaian)

  • Artwork by Nigerian Illustrators Isabelle Irabor and Tiolu Yoloye

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Queen Yaa Saves the Golden Stool (Africa’s Little Kings & Queens)

Age Range: 3 – 8 years

Meet Queen Yaa, the brave and responsible leader of the Ashanti Kingdom. It’s her job to protect the Golden Stool, so when she overhears a plan to steal it, she knows just what to do.

Queen Yaa Saves the Golden Stool is a rhyming story introducing you to a brave and responsible leader.

This is a fictional story based on a real life hero Yaa Asantewaa, queen mother of Ejisu in the Ashanti Empire – now part of modern-day Ghana, West Africa. A special series perfect for introducing the next generation of young leaders, thinkers and game-changers to Africa’s great history.

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King Alboury Cooks the Best Jollof (Africa’s Little Kings & Queens)

Age Range: 3 – 8 years

A must-have for every child’s library. Loved by children around the world and teaches them the importance of kindness and community.

King Alboury Cooks the Best Jollof is a fictional story inspired by King Alboury Ndiaye, the last King of the Jollof Kingdom in Senegal. A must-have for every child’s library.

In this story, King Alboury loves to cook and his favourite meal to make is his famous jollof rice. His ancestors invented the recipe, and so he is the only one who knows the secret. However, King Alboury has a problem, his troublesome neighbours, the Chuchus people. Every time the King cooks his special Jollof rice, their tummies start to rumble so loud that they become jealous. Rumour has it that they are plotting against the Jollof Kingdom, but don’t worry, King Alboury has a plan!

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Queen Moremi Makes a Promise (Africa’s Little Kings & Queens)

Age Range: 3 – 8 years

A must-have for every child’s library. Loved by children around the world and teaches them the importance of sharing and friendship.

Queen Moremi Makes a Promise is a fun and inspirational story based on a real-life Yoruba queen, Olori Moremi, who lived over 800 years ago in modern-day Nigeria. This is a playful story about a popular queen who learns the importance of keeping a promise!

In this story, it’s a special day, Queen Moremi’s birthday, a grand occasion celebrated by all in the kingdom. Her birthdays are the best parties in the whole kingdom, and her best friend Esi is always by her side. Moremi and Esi are like two peas in a pod, so it wasn’t a surprise when Moremi promised to share all her birthday presents with Esi. However, one present threatens to break Moremi’s promise, a mysterious gift that reveals something extraordinary.

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Shaka Zulu Learns to Dance (Africa’s Little Kings & Queens)

Age Range: 3 – 8 years

Meet Shaka Zulu, the strong and brave leader of the Zulu Empire. He’s a great king, but when it comes to dancing he still has lots to learn, and the Zulu disco is days away.

Shaka Zulu Learns to Dance is a rhyming story introducing you to a groovy and influential leader.

This a fictional story based on a real-life King, Shaka Zulu, one of the most influential monarchs of the Zulu Kingdom, now modern-day South Africa. A special series perfect for introducing the next generation of young leaders, thinkers and game-changers to Africa’s great history.

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Queen Kitami Makes Friends (Africa’s Little Kings & Queens)

Age Range: 3 – 8 years

Meet Queen Kitami, the playful leader of Mpororo. She’s faced with having to make new friends, which hasn’t been easy, but she has a plan!

Queen Kitami Makes Friends is a rhyming story introducing you to a playful and courageous friend.

This is a fictional story based on a real-life warrior Queen Kitami-kya-Nyawera, leader of the Mpororo Kingdom, now part of modern-day Uganda, East Africa. A special series perfect for introducing the next generation of young leaders, thinkers and game-changers to Africa’s great history.

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Mansa Musa Builds a School (Africa’s Little Kings & Queens)

Age Range: 3 – 8 years

Meet Mansa Musa, the loved leader of the Mali Empire. He wants to help people but doesn’t know how. That’s until a fruit-seller gives him a bright idea!

Mansa Musa Builds a School is a rhyming story introducing you to an innovative and generous leader.

This is a fictional story based on a real-life innovator, Mansa Musa, Emperor of Mali, West Africa. Suitable for ages 3 – 8 years. A special series perfect for introducing the next generation of young leaders, thinkers and game-changers to Africa’s great history.

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