My Nunu is growing up fast and the older she gets the more I realise how Black and Brown children are unrepresented in literature, it’s shocking. If anything I hope this blog post encourages more authors to include BIPOC characters in literature (especially children’s literature) and write in our mother languages. According to a 2018… Read More African Voices Matter In Children’s Literature
The Afrobloggers’ WinterABC has been challenging for me, staying consistent and on top of things can be hectic but we move. This post is my Stories of Africa post. If you know anything about me, you know I am passionate about the reading culture especially in little ones. I decided to put together a list… Read More Young African Authors to Watch
Happy World Book Day!I thought it fitting to do a review today. It’s been a while since I last posted a children’s book review so here is one.A Dancer’s Tale follows the story of Phyllis Spira, a South African prima ballerina.(I didn’t know who she was, this book was my first time coming across her… Read More A Dancer’s Tale: A Book Review
Lord knows I am not where I want to be financially but as soon as I can I will be teaching my child whatever I know about being financially savvy. This one is this big why, financially literate children make for financially sound adults. Everything boils down to it. In Africa, most of us feel… Read More Reasons Why Every Child Should Be Financially Literate
My husband and I had a discussion a couple of days ago. It eluded to the question if you are not going to get any recognition for the work you do, if you are not financially compensated for the efforts you make and if you do not get satisfaction from this work (not that I… Read More It’s All For Her!
Firstly, can I just say I am loving the African Renaissance happening at the moment? As a parent to a young child, it is definitely happening at the right time for me! My child can see characters that look like her, realistic versions too. Girls doing the most in these books and for the most… Read More Idia of the Benin Kingdom : A Book Review