The Legend: King Jaja of Opobo
Age Range: 8 – 12 years
A boy was born into the house of a certain couple in 1821. He was later captured by slave traders and sold into slavery. He rose to become a vibrant business man and King.
The book gives a lucid account of the journey of King Jaja of Opobo from the early stages of his life till he became King over a town he developed. The illustrations further help the readers to explore Jaja’s times and give the book its aesthetic value.