The 10 Best Children's Books About African Mythology

By Aahil

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Of course, the world is full of stories, so your kids will inevitably pick up some of them somewhere along the way.

But if you want to make sure they have the best information available, African Mythology may be the place to start.

144 pages, Recommended for children ages 7 through 10, The first book - published in August 2022 - in what promises to be a new series.

Future Hero (Future Hero, 1)

544 pages, Recommended for readers ages 13 and older, The first book in the Legacy of Orisha trilogy.

Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha, 1)

160 pages, A  sci-fi story about a young girl being turned into Death's adopted daughter by an alien artifact.

Remote Control

240 pages, The debut novel of a new Nigerian author, Odafe Atogun, Story informed by the life of Nigerian musical star Fela Kuti.

Taduno's Song: A Novel

304 pages, Recommended for readers ages 9 through 12, Part of the new Last Gate of the Emperor book series, currently comprising two books.

Last Gate of the Emperor

40 pages, Recommended for children ages 4 through 8, An illustrated book about proverbs and wisdom of various cultures in Africa.

African Proverbs for All Ages

32 pages, Recommended for children ages 3 through 9, Story allows kids to personalize the animals.

Aye-Aye Gets Lucky (Endangered and Misunderstood Animals)

Aye-Aye Gets Lucky (Endangered and Misunderstood Animals)

64 pages, Customers recommend this book for children ages 6 through 8, Part of a Choose Your Own Adventure series of 59 books.

Your Grandparents Are Zombies! (Choose Your Own Adventure - Dragonlark)

36 pages, Recommended for children ages 4 through 8, Part of the Anansi the Trickster series of five books.

Anansi and the Talking Melon (Anansi the Trickster)

32 pages, Recommended for children ages 5 through 8, Teaches about myths and legends in Cameroon.

The Fortune-Tellers (Picture Puffin Books)

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