Akissi: Tales of Mischief by Marguerite Abouet and Mathieu Sapin
A Kirkus Best Book of 2018, Akissi: Tales of Mischief brings together the first volume of the hilarious and heartfelt Akissi comics by Marguerite Abouet, the award-winning author of Aya of Yop City.
Poor Akissi! The neighborhood cats are trying to steal her fish, her little monkey Boubou almost ends up in a frying pan, and she's nothing but a pest to her older brother Fofana. But Akissi is a true adventurer, and nothing scares her away from hilarious escapades in her modern African city.
Jump into the laugh-out-loud misadventures of Akissi in these girls-will-be-girls comics, based on author Margeurite Abouet's childhood on the Ivory Coast.Published by Flying Eye Books, 2018, softcover, 184 pages, 8.5 x 6.4 inches. Ages 8–12, grades 3–7.