A striking story about a mixed race girl discovering her roots. Lyra is told that she is an African princess, just like her aunts and cousins. But when she tells her school friends, they don't believe her. It is only when she flies to the vibrant Caribbean to visit her Taunte May that she discovers her own history. Then she can walk tall and say, 'I'm Lyra, I'm an African princess. Can you see?'
Lyra Edmonds is a first time author. An African Princess is based on her experiences as a child. She lives in East Sussex. Anne Wilson has been published by Lion Publishing and Bloomsbury in the UK and by Chronicle and Eerdmans in the US. This is her first book for Random House. She lives in Reading.