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Our World: Kenya

Our World: Kenya

By Maïmouna Jallow and Illustrated by Lulu Kitololo

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Habari! Spend a day in Kenya savoring fluffy mandazis, counting the colorful mabati roofs, and playing a game of kati kati. Author Maïmouna Jallow and illustrator Lulu Kitololo draw on their personal experiences of Kenya to create this vibrant board book as part of the Our World series for very young readers.

About the contributor(s)

Maïmouna Jallow is a multidisciplinary artist and writer. She is the author of several children’s books, including I’m the Colour of Honey and Story Story, Story Come, an anthology of re-imagined African folktales. Her debut film, Tales of the Accidental City, is an experimental feature-length in which all the action takes place on Zoom. A lover of theatre, Maïmouna has also adapted novels for the stage. She is currently based in Barcelona, Spain.

Lulu Kitololo is a Kenyan-born illustrator and designer. Her work celebrates diversity – drawing inspiration from nature, as well as cultures and crafts from around the world and her beloved home continent, Africa. Lulu's signature aesthetic involves soulful, hand-drawn illustrations, quirky hand-lettering, and vibrant patterns.

Book details

ISBN: 9798888590799
Publisher: Barefoot Books
Date published:
Page count: 20
Categories: Juvenile Fiction / Places / Africa, Juvenile Fiction / Diversity & Multicultural, Juvenile Fiction / Health & Daily Living / Daily Activities, and Juvenile Fiction / Travel
Ages: 0 to 4

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