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Mansa Musa

Mansa Musa

by Khephra Burns  •  Leo Dillon (Illustrator)  •  Diane Dillon (Illustrator)

  • BIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR
  • 2001
  • HARD COVER
  • 56 PAGES
  • MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)

This fascinating biography follows Mansa Musa from his lowly boyhood in 14th-century West Africa to his adolescence as a slave in a foreign desert to his ultimate ascendance as king of Mali. Khephra Burns writes marvelously, and the Dillons' illustrations are out-and-out transcendant. It's a treasure for readers ages 8-12.  (WAF60, $18.00)


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