The text is lively and engaging, concisely conveying the astounding richness of history and culture that make the continent of Africa so exciting to explore. . . Atinuke can make a nonfiction book every bit as fun to follow as a storybook. Readers will leave this volume full of new, amazing views and eager to discover more. . . This loving tribute is absolutely dazzling.
—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
A cheerful, browsable overview of Africa’s 55 countries. . . Atinuke’s first foray into nonfiction admirably presents an accessible and engaging narrative with its nuanced treatment of a continent too often depicted in relation to its extremes.
—School Library Journal
Nigerian storyteller Atinuke (Too Small Tola, 2020) presents the beautiful diversity and contrasts of a continent of more than a billion people in her first nonfiction work. . . attractive and informative.
Written in an accessible, conversational style which will appear to readers whose knowledge of the continent and its countries may vary. . . this title will provide readers much enlightenment about the African continent.
—School Library Connection