Author of the book Santa Claus has Coronavirus, Michelle TANON-LORA is a Doctor of the
The month of July is almost upon us and as usual; a myriad of literary events will be held around Africa and in other parts of the world. June through October are the hotbed months for celebrating the knowledge, talents and hitherto undiscovered worlds found in books and arts.
African Books Collective (ABC) is a not-for-profit cultural organization that markets and distributes African books, African
“Unhappy families move me the most“. Thoughts of Andrea LIAO, President & Founder of Book
Mr. Simpson Muhwezi is the Founder and Creative Director of Wandiika Literacy Initiative, a social
Christian Elongué gave a public talk on the topic “Who is the true alpha of the family?”, during the festival “Saint-Petersburg Book Lighthouse” moderated by Nadezhda Filimonova and Evgeniia Trofimova from the Kronshtadt children’s library in Russia. Elongué thus explained that parenting styles must be adapted and personnalised to the kids and teens personality. There is no one right way to raise a child. It’s important to focus on balancing priorities, juggling responsibilities and quickly flipping between the needs of children, other family members and yourself.
Does your kid ask “Why” all the time? Do you want to help them search for answers to the big questions but don’t know how? Here are a few questions to encourage your little philosopher.
Kotigo is an audiobook platform with primary focus on African authors and publishers. The audiobooks comprise rich audio formats of printed books written by great authors and others. The Kotigo catalogue consists of wide collection of book genre ranging from business, personal development, finance, religious, biographies, children, marriage, relationships and many others.
The Children’s Africana Book Awards (CABA) are presented annually to the authors and illustrators of the best children’s and young adult books on Africa published or republished in the U.S. The awards were created by Africa Access and the Outreach Council of the African Studies Association (ASA) to encourage the publication and use of accurate, balanced children’s materials about Africa. The awards are presented in two categories: Young Children and Older Readers.
Christian Elongué, our executive Director, is one of 30 literacy leaders named to the International Literacy Association’s (ILA) 2021 30 Under 30 list. The global list celebrates rising innovators, disruptors and visionaries in the literacy field. Christian Elongué is an author and researcher on children and young adult literature. Dismayed by a lack of black characters in books available to African children, Christian founded munakalati.org in 2017 with the goal of building international recognition for African children’s book authors and increasing access to African children books.