When a night party in his town is interrupted by the cries of servant raiders, young Kankan Musa runs to discover his lance, yet momentarily he is taken. All of a sudden, the globe he has recognized is gone. Is he to be a slave? Or will destiny lug this kid of a honored individuals to a different future?
Caldecott Medalists Leo and also Diane Dillon catch the grandeur of Africa's ancient realms, lands, as well as folks in magnificent spray paintings as this richly envisioned tale of the boyhood of Mansa Musa, one of Mali's most renowned kings, lugs us across the continent on a victorious trip of self-discovery.
Taq'uee Hicks, The Peaceful Black Warrior peacefulblackwarrior.com