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The celebration for the 2021 BOP – Bologna Prize for the Best Children’s Publishers of the Year is a key part of the BCBF Online Special Edition. The BOP Prize is awarded each year to showcase editorial projects, professional skills and intellectual qualities of work from publishing houses all over the world. Let’s meet Cassava Republic, nominee for Africa!
Cassava Republic Press is one of Africa’s leading publishing houses; running for over 16 years, we have published several award winning titles across fiction, non-fiction, crime, children’s and young adult titles. Our titles are available globally reflecting our goal to publish and share titles on the Black experience form Benue to Bahia.
Our Children’s and YA titles are authored and illustrated by some of the most compelling voices in Children’s literature today. This includes voices like Mylo Freeman, Sade Fadipe, Lola Shoneyin, Yaba Badoe and Yusuf Adamu. We are committed to telling stories that sees children reflected across image, location and one day language.
Sade Fadipe&Shedrach Ayalomeh, A Fun ABC, Cassava Republic
Mylo Freeman, Hair, it’s a Family Affair!, Cassava Republic
Mylo Freeman, Princess Arabella and the Giant Cake, Cassava Republic