SUBTITLE: Story time adventures in the African bush
FORMAT: Hardcover Book
SUMMARY: Melo’s Kingdom takes children on a wonderful adventure to the African bush with Melo and her special animal friends. Each of the charming stories explores an African proverb and incorporates biblical principles to inspire and educate children in an engaging way. The stories written by Thuli Madonsela and members of her family, highlight the importance of values like honesty, courage, respect, teamwork and kindness, while exploring the wonders of creation. The message of each story is reinforced by a relevant Scripture verse, a prayer, quizzy questions for further reflection, wise words, and a fun, faith-filled activity.
AUTHOR: Prof Thuli Madonsela is best-known for her integrity and courage fighting injustice during her tenure as South Africa’s public protector from 2009 to 2016. She is one of the drafters of South Africa’s Constitution and is coarchitect of several laws that sought to anchor South Africa’s democracy. She is the Law Trust Chair in Social Justice and Law Professor at the University of Stellenbosch. Adv. Madonsela has six honorary Doctor of Law degrees and is a Paul Harris Fellow.
She is respected globally for her integrity and fearlessness in the pursuit and enforcement of accountability and justice in the public sector. She has received global accolades, including several Lifetime Achievement Awards. She was named one of TIME magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world in 2014 and Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2016. As part of a climb under the theme of dignity and social justice, she conquered Mount Kilimanjaro in August 2019.