Osasu & The Great wall of the Benin Empire! (Paper back)
The Great Benin Empire was an empire kingdom in West Africa known for its great wealth, intricately planned cities, and beautiful bronze sculptures.
This prosperous West African kingdom was one of the oldest and most highly developed states in the coastal hinterland of West Africa and it flourished from the 13th century until the end of the 19th century.
This empire attracted visitors from far away lands who came to trade and also marvel at its great wall which stood four times longer than the Great Wall of China and provided a sense of pride and security to its citizens.
The story is told from the point of view of Osasu, a young Edo boy who lived in the ancient Benin empire and enjoys the comfort and protection of the Great Wall of Benin that was built by his ancestors.
Follow young Osasu, as he navigates life at the height of the ancient Benin civilization, the arrival of strange visitors, and the fall of the Great Benin Empire.
This is a must-read for every child interested in untold histories in a fun way.
"Osasu & The Great Wall of the Benin Empire" is created for kids ages 6-13. Younger kids can also benefit from reading with their parents and learning about this important piece of African history.
Apart from the entertainment value, there is so much to learn about the history, culture, and linguistic heritage of the Edo people in a fun and gentle way.
Children everywhere will benefit from the exposure and expansion of their minds as they immerse themselves in this beautiful African story.
Preorders before July 20th will receive a signed author copy with a personal note from the author. Shipment goes out by June 2021