Twins of Diyakunda

Coumba Touré
Inse Armah
March 13, 2018

Once upon a time, there were two twin boys. One was named Manu and the other Guju. Together, they decided to go to Diyakunda, the Happiness Land. They had heard it said that Diyakunda was the most beautiful place in the world.

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Coumba Touré

Author Coumba Touré comes from Mali and Senegal, in West Africa. With Muu-So, she has crafted a tale of the beauty of the process of creation and how it is also necessary to closely care for and love that which we are responsible for.

Inse Armah

Inse Armah is a ghanaian artist/painter who lives and works in Popenguine, Senegal. He attended the Ecole Nationale des Arts in Dakar from 1996 to 2000. He participated in the OFF collective exhibitions during the Dak'Art Biennale 2006 in Mbour, 2012 in Dakar, and 2014 in Popenguine. Inse is in the process of mastering acrylics, pastels, watercolors, and collage techniques. The Twins of Diyakunda is the first story for children he has illustrated.


Published by Falia Editions Enfance: [email protected]
Falia Editions Enfance is a publishing house that seeks to produce for children and with children based in Dakar, Senegal, West Africa

Author (Text Copyright © 2017): Coumba Toure
Illustrator (images copyright): Inse Armah
Graphic design/Editorial support: Tidiane Oumar BA

One thought on “Twins of Diyakunda

  1. What a beautiful book – the illustrations are wonderful, and the moral is important. And how generous that it’s free and easy to read! Thank you for sharing.

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