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#TheDailyRead – Idia of the Benin Kingdom: An Empowering Book for Girls

IDIA OF THE BENIN KINGDOM: AN EMPOWERING BOOK FOR GIRLS
by Ekiuwa Aire

Discover the journey of a young heroine who saw her future in a dream and works her way to becoming one of the most well-loved, praised, and successful queens of the African Kingdom of Benin.

Idia of the Benin Kingdom takes readers on a beautifully illustrated journey to the 1500s in ancient Africa. Readers are captivated as they watch Idia transform herself from the young and curious daughter of a village warrior to becoming the Queen of the Kingdom of Benin.

This book teaches about perseverance, hard work, devotion, kindness, generosity, and love, it speaks to how we can be inspired to strive for our goals as long as we believe in them. Idia of the Benin Kingdom is a precious storybook that empowers a young girl to create a vision of who she wants to be as she creates limitless possibilities for her future.

This book is a rare jewel among children’s illustrated storybooks. Each page is enhanced with beautiful and vibrant drawings that bring the story to life and retell ancient African history in a whole new light! 

  • The story of an actual Legendary Queen
  •  A narrative that empowers and motivates
  • An author with a passion for African History
  • Beautiful, vibrant illustrations
  • Exciting historical facts
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