Deep in the forests of Cameroon in the heart of Western Africa a young girl named Snow Flower lives with her grandmother. One day, when Snow Flower is exploring she and her friend, Remi stumble across an injured panther cub who follows them back to her house. What will Snow Flower do when she learns a new secret about the panther cub? This is the Snow Flower and the Panther book by the author Fleurie Leclercq with beautiful illustrations. Perfect for kids ages 5 to 7. “
Fleurie Leclercq was born in Cameroon and grew up with her grandmother, “Mamie Marguerite”, in the Bankolo Hills of Yaounde. She is proud of her African roots and culture and thankful to her loving grandma who taught her to stand strong and keep her head up whatever life’s challenges. Under her grandma’s nurturing wing, Fleurie learned to work hard and to love and care for others. She grew up with the self-belief to follow her dreams. She named her daughter Marguerite, after her grandma. Through her stories, Fleurie shows the beauty and culture of Africa and creates a heroine that children can look up to. She wants to inspire little children of the world, especially African children, to tell their story and be proud of their origins and culture.