Queen Kitami Makes Friends (Africa’s Little Kings & Queens)
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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.
Louisa Olafuyi is the Co-founder of Kunda Kids and author of Africa's Little Kings & Queens. She is a former research journalist and ex Cambridge University Press. Louisa is passionate about inspiring the next generation about African history and culture. She's also an advocate for improving the representation of black characters in children's books and is a champion for inclusive innovation.
Dele is a dad to a two-year-old boy called Ire and a husband to a wonderful Ugandan Queen, Louisa. He is a marketing professional with over 10 years of experience working in various marketing roles with FMCG companies and in Fintech. Dele studied at the University of Cambridge's Judge Business School, where he earned his MBA degree. He is also a proud alumnus of the University of Ibadan, where he graduated in 2008.
Dele's passion for changing the narrative around Africans around the world motivated him to create Kunda Kids, a publishing and creative media studio that illuminates African stories through books, songs, animations and games.
Outside of work, Dele loves to play tennis, piano and watching sports.