Sundiata: Lion King of Mali
David Wisniewski (A) and (ILT)
List Price: $6.95 (Paperback - African King / Mali - 1999)
Description: In the thirteenth century, Sundiata overcame physical handicaps, social disgrace, and strong opposition to rule the West African Sudanese trading empire of Mali. During his reign he established the territorial base of the empire and laid the foundations for its future prosperity and political unity. he died in 1255. (32 pgs) Ages 4-8
Ashay says, "Sundiata has an interesting story. He was one of 12 brothers all of whom were heirs to the throne. They were all killed and he was spared because he was sickly. Despite his challenges he went on to become one of the greatest African Kings of all time. Must have for the classroom and library."
Dimensions: 8.8 x 0.1 x 10.8 inches
Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces