Marlena Nkene, series creator of the African American Legends for Little Learners© is the lead illustrator and designer of the interactive apps and books. Her passion for all things history, particularly history of the diaspora, and early education led her to seek compelling methods of integrating both in ways that would be visually stimulating and interesting to young children.
As a mother of 3 young children under the age of 8 years old, she has had plenty of opportunities to test theories, formulate strategies and get first hand suggestions and feedback on them. Her previous work includes, The Beautiful Daughters of Africa© Series cooloring fun activity books, Team Princess story books and apparel line. (still in development) and owner at Heritage Arts Illustrated the company under which she brands her products.
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Take your child on a journey to the continent of Africa. There are so many countries to explore and so much history to discover! The continent of Africa is rich in history beyond measure, but many history books do not include the many stories of ancient Africa nor the accomplishment of it’s peoples.
8 Beautiful Daughters
8 Featured African Countries
Traditional African Wisdom (Proverbs)
Don’t let your child miss out on this wonderful opportunity to learn about Africa in a way that gives them a sense of pride in themselves and presents the information with dignity, respect and honor!