Amina and the Zazzau Games (Africa’s Little Kings & Queens)

Age Range: 3 – 8 years

A must-have for every child’s library. Loved by children around the world, teaches them responsibility and the importance of preserving our culture.

Queen Amina and the Zazzau Games is a fun and inspirational story based on the Nigerian Queen Amina (also known as Queen Aminatu), a great warrior and military strategist.

This title is part of our popular children’s picture book collection Africa’s Little Kings & Queens. An excellent gift for all occasions, birthdays, Christmas, World Book Day, Black History Month and Kwanzaa.

  1. Suitable for ages 3-8 years-old

  2. Beautifully illustrated artwork

  3. Teaches the importance of kindness and generosity

  4. Celebrates black history and culture

  5. Perfect for Black History Month

  6. Great for story time at home and in school

  7. Loved by parents and teachers

Queen Amina and the Zazzau Games

In this story, Queen Amina is planning the biggest event of the year, The Zazzau Games. However, some people have been left out of this exciting sporting event, which seems unfair – but don’t worry, Queen Amina has a plan! Enjoy this fun story introducing you to a brave and bold advocate.

  • Written by Louisa Olafuyi & Oladele Olafuyi

  • Artwork by Nigerian Illustrators Tiolu Yoloye and Francis Ude

  • Edited by teacher and children’s book editor Michaela Primus

Age and Reading Level

Kunda Kids books are graded into five levels, from phonics to longer stories. Each book features a reading level badge on the front cover so you can easily identify whether a story is suitable.

Level 0: Great for children developing their synthetic phonic skills.

Level 1: Perfect for children who are taking their first steps in reading words and sentences.

Level 2: Aimed at beginner readers who enjoy simple stories with help.

Level 3: Great for more confident readers who enjoy simple stories with help.

Level 4: Ideal for more independent, fluent readers who are confident with longer stories.

Weight 0.2 kg


Year Published







Frances Ude (Illustrator),

Louisa Olafuyi,

Oladele Olafuyi,

Tiolu Yoloye (Illustrator)


Kunda Kids


Africa’s Little Kings & Queens


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