ISBN 9789988917111
Pages 32
Dimensions 270 x 210mm
Illustrations Colour Illustrations
Published 2022
Publisher Sub-Saharan Publishers, Ghana
Format Paperback

Taytu Betul

The Sunshine Queen

by Bella Opoku, Edmund Opare

Africa has produced its own formidable women; and one such women is Taytu Betul, empress of Ethiopia and consort to Emperor Menelik II. In this story, we see how the empress manages to save Ethiopia from becoming an Italian colony. Ethiopia is the only African country that was not colonised by the Europeans; how did that happen?

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About the Author

Edmund Opare

Edmund Opare is one of the most renowned and experienced illustrators in Ghana. With a degree in Graphic Design from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology he has spent his entire life as a full time illustrator. He has worked with a lot of reputable organisations as a freelance illustrator in Ghana and parts of West Africa. He lives in Accra with his family and enjoys painting with watercolour.

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