I Am Not Afraid of Anything
This is a story about the bravest girl in the world whose courage is tested at the Ghanaian festival of monsters, the Kakamatobi Festival
February 7, 2024
Dana Chidiac while at Dial has acquired world rights to picture book I Am Not Afraid of Anything by BCHQ #BlackCreatorsInKidLit co-founder Bernard Mensah (l.), about the bravest girl in the world whose courage is tested at the Ghanaian festival of monsters, the Kakamatobi Festival, and a second untitled picture book. Raissa Figueroa will illustrate, and Michelle Lee is editing. Publication is slated for fall 2024; Natalie Lakosil at Irene Goodman Literary Agency represented the author while at Bradford Literary Agency, and Natacha Morris at Tobias Literary Agency represented the illustrator.
About The Author
Meet Bernard Mensah, a talented author who was born in Ghana and now calls the UK home. Bernard has a Master's degree in Computer Science, but his true passion is writing books for children and young adults.
His stories focus on Ghanaian history and experiences, as well as African experiences more broadly. Bernard is dedicated to sharing his love of African culture with young readers, and his books are a fantastic way to introduce kids to new cultures and perspectives.
Whether you're a teacher looking for diverse reading material for your classroom, or a parent looking for exciting books to share with your kids, Bernard Mensah's books are sure to delight and educate. So why not give one a try today?