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.

Future Hero (Future Hero, 1) - 144 pages, Recommended for children ages 7 through 10, The first book - published in August 2022 - in what promises to be a new series.

Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha, 1) - 544 pages, Recommended for readers ages 13 and older, The first book in the Legacy of Orisha trilogy.

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

Taduno's Song: A Novel - 240 pages, The debut novel of a new Nigerian author, Odafe Atogun, Story informed by the life of Nigerian musical star Fela Kuti.

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

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

Aye-Aye Gets Lucky (Endangered and Misunderstood Animals) - 32 pages, Recommended for children ages 3 through 9, Story allows kids to personalize the animals.

Your Grandparents Are Zombies! (Choose Your Own Adventure - Dragonlark) - 64 pages, Customers recommend this book for children ages 6 through 8, Part of a Choose Your Own Adventure series of 59 books.

Anansi and the Talking Melon (Anansi the Trickster) - 36 pages, Recommended for children ages 4 through 8, Part of the Anansi the Trickster series of five books.

The Fortune-Tellers (Picture Puffin Books) - 32 pages, Recommended for children ages 5 through 8, Teaches about myths and legends in Cameroon.