New African Books for Kids

African Books for Families & Kids 

We are so excited to announce that Africa Writes is hosting two free online events to launch our new African-language books - for kids!

Everyone is welcome & tickets are free!

Somali Folktales (Ebook):

Stories of Silk - Sheeko Xariirah

TUESDAY, August 25, FREE EVENT, 11am – 11:30am (London time)
Register on Zoom
Join London-based storyteller and poet, Deqa M Abdi, in a fun, interactive storytelling session for families! Read more about Deqa.
This is an online Zoom-event, for children above 5 and their parents (in English, with a bit of Somali!)

Stories of Silk Somali Folktale Cover  


Kids EBook from Ghana:

The Kenkey Party
TUESDAY, August 25, FREE EVENT, 2 pm – 2:30 pm (London Time)
Get your free ticket on Eventbrite
Join North American-based storyteller Oyoo Nii-Owoo and illustrator Efua Okine in an adventurous storytelling!
This is an online Zoom-event, for children 2 - 5 years (in English, with a bit of Ga)!

Kenkey Party cover, Ghana kids book


Both events are thirty minutes, live, and will not be recorded or broadcasted. To ensure the safety of children attending the event, registration is a two-step process.


You can claim a 10% discount using the code AFRICAWRITES10 on the 25th of August 2020. Stories of Silk and Kenkey Party are both MarketFiftyFour publications.


This online event is part of Africa Writes’ 2020 online series as a response to the international lockdown most are facing in the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic



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