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'The Little Regent' tells of a young girl of color in a leadership position

Yewande Daniel-Ayoade is the author of "The Little Regent." (Courtesy of Owlkids Books)
Yewande Daniel-Ayoade is the author of "The Little Regent." (Courtesy of Owlkids Books)

In Yewande Daniel-Ayoade‘s book “The Little Regent,” a little girl ends up ruling her West African village in an empowering story about breaking from tradition.

For more on the book and it’s underlying messages host Deepa Fernandes speaks to Daniel-Ayoade.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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