Lingua Franca Africa Press (LFAP) is an imprint of African Child Press that publishes books in the lingua franca of African countries. LFAP was established as a result of the noticeable gap in available books that address certain core needs of the continent and works to harness the lingua franca of African countries to unite communities, ethnic groups, nationalities and the African diaspora.
M is for Mandela: Alphabet of Africa’s History Makers, is an alphabet book of some of Africa’s history makers from ancient to modern times. The list is drawn from politics, education, entertainment, science and technology, and includes Nelson Mandela, Amilcar Cabral, Sekou Toure, Cheik Anta Diop, Kenneth Kaunda, Wangari Maathai, Yaa Asantewa, Queen Nzinga, Thomas Sankara, Abedi Pele, Haile Selassie, Patrice Lumumba, Chinua Achebe and others.
Dr. Chika thinks every child of African descent should know as much as possible about Africa. Well, not just because she likes it that way, but because science has proven that children retain information better when their sense of identity is incorporated into the learning process. So, here comes F is for Fufu, a book for every African child resident in Africa and in the diaspora. Read this book with your child if you dream of raising him to be confident, motivated, dignified and passionate about Africa. Click on image to purchase a copy.