Muu-So: The Story of Creation

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About the author:
Coumba Toure is an author and currently serves as the Ashoka Representative for the Sahel searching and supporting social entrepreneurs. She's an educator, a change-maker, and artist. She writes and publishes children's books, using them to build a community that supports young people in creating their own learning tools and social change projects.

Sparking imagination and strengthening citizenship in children is linked. Coumba has facilitating hundreds of educational workshops worldwide on gender, race, economic justice, AIDS and advocacy. She works with young women in developing leadership through informal girls' circles, Inter generational women dialogue.

Muu-So: The Story of Creation

Authored by Coumba Touré
Designed by Elie Calhoun, Tidiane Oumar Ba
Illustrated by Ndeye Rokhaya Gueye

Muu-So is a story of creation. "To those willing to carry the clay pot, Muu, will be given the power balance and a sense of justice" proclaims the supreme deity, Maa Ngala Ba." They will be named Muu-So, the pot carriers." The story of creation has diverse interpretations across the world. This new story comes from the Sahel where one of the oldest civilisations once prevailed. It is a tale of the beauty of the process of creation and how it is also necessary to closely care for and love that which we are responsible for.

The book is aimed 5-12 years of age.

Publication Date:
0995347433 / 9780995347434
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
8.5" x 8.5"
Full Color with Bleed
Related Categories:
Juvenile Fiction / Legends, Myths, Fables / African

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