With her journey as a reader beginning with a grand tour and introduction of the Johannesburg City library at the age of 5, Mabel Mnensa is an avid reader, poet, children’s author and dreamer with roots in Malawi. Through the Kantiga series, Mabel celebrates Pan-African stories, traditions and histories with magical children’s bedtime stories reimagined from the stories she read and was told growing up.



Kantiga Finds the Perfect Name