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About What I Wanted to Read

All fantasy books I have read as a child took place either in Europe or the United States of America. All of the fantasy or science fiction shows I watched as a teen took place in Japan or America.

We had Narnia and Inuyasha and Harry Potter and Pokemon…

No little girl in China has ever opened a cupboard and found a doorway to Son Wukong’s castle in the clouds.

No little Zimbabwean boy has ever been visited by his River God and told he needs to save All of Africa from a demon.

No fantasy lands are populated by black skinned people and ruled by Gods of Igbo Mythology.

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