Paperback - Volume one of 100 GREAT AFRICAN KINGS AND QUEENS chronicle the amazing exploits of 10 extraordinary monarchs of the African continent. Spanning over 4000 years they range from Makeda, the magnificent Queen of Sheba, to the fearsome King Shaka of the Zulus. There is the famous last Pharaoh of Egypt, Cleopatra V11 of Egypt, and there is the richest man who ever lived, Emperor Mansa Musa of Mali. Khufu of Egypt's pyramid of Giza continues to confound scientists, while the warrior Queen Yaa Asantewaa shames men. These extraordinary representatives of a massive African and World civilization celebrate a shared humanity without borders. The story of each is skillfully crafted to make it as readable as a fine thriller, teachable, and enjoyable. Subsequent volumes comprising 90 more Monarchs will complete this fascinating narrative of the greatest African Kings and Queens.
Age Range: 9 - 17