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A gorgeous and much-needed guide to the vibrant and diverse African continent. This is non-fiction at its most exciting, exhilarating and energetic, illustrated with passion and commitment by a great new talent, Mouni Feddag
Discover the amazing diversity of the African continent in this beautiful book, with words by Atinuke and lively illustrations from Mouni Feddag.
Atinuke's first non-fiction title is a major publishing event: a celebration of all 55 countries on the African continent! Her beautifully-written text captures Africa's unique mix of the modern and the traditional, as she explores its geography, its peoples, its animals, its history, its resources and its cultural diversity. The book divides Africa into five sections: South, East, West, Central and North, each with its own introduction. This is followed by a page per country, containing a delightful mix of friendly, informative text and colourful illustrations. The richest king, the tallest sand dunes and the biggest waterfall on the planet are all here, alongside drummers, cocoa growers, inventors, balancing stones, salt lakes, high-tech cities and nomads who use GPS! This is non-fiction at its most exciting, exhilarating and energetic, illustrated with passion and commitment by a great new talent, Mouni Feddag.
The tone and accompanying illustrations are lively and celebratory, redressing negative stereotypes and filling a gap in the market. - The Bookseller, Children's Previews
|Publication date:||1st October 2019|
|Publisher:||Walker Books Ltd|
|Year Groups:||Key Stage 2|
|Topics:||Geography, Atlases / Maps|
Atinuke is a Nigerian-born author who started her career as an oral storyteller of tales from the African continent. She draws on her recent Yoruba ancestry and her life in West Wales to write stories of contemporary life in Nigeria and in Wales. She is the author of the bestselling Anna Hibiscus series. This is her first venture into non-fiction. Click here to read more about the author. You can see Atinuke in this video, reading from The No. 1 Car Spotter:More About Atinuke