An African Princess by Lyra Edmonds


An African Princess by Lyra Edmonds

Lyra is told that she is an African princess, just like her aunts and cousins. But when she tells her school friends, they don't believe her. It is only when she flies to the vibrant Caribbean to visit her Taunte May that she discovers her own history. Then she can walk tall and say, 'I'm Lyra, I'm an African princess. Can you see?'


Books such as these can play a small but significant part in instilling your young ones with a sense of confidence and self-worth The Voice Collage illustrations on strikingly patterned backgrounds make for a dynamic series of scenes Nursery World Lyra learns a most important lesson: to be proud of who you are Junior Perfectly magical ... Fantastically vivid ... There is a lesson, about being proud of who you are, but there's such colour and spectacle and joy of life as well Yorkshire Post A bright and colourful picture book that teaches young children an important lesson Daily Echo

About the Author

Lyra Edmonds is a first time author. An African Princess is based on her experiences as a child. She lives in East Sussex. Anne Wilson has been published by Lion Publishing and Bloomsbury in the UK and by Chronicle and Eerdmans in the US. This is her first book for Random House. She lives in Reading.

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32 pages
Interest Age: from 0 to 5


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Publication date

2nd June 2005



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