Sauti Sol’s Fancy Finger has released the Swahili version of his debut Children’s book Written In The Stars. Titled Limeandikwa Kwenye Nyota this book is an extension of his efforts to make more authentic and relatable African stories available to African kids.
In an Instagram post, via his official account, the excited Rhumba Toto singer wrote, “Psssst!!! Yes you! Guess what?? Swahili Version of #WrittenInTheStars is now OUT READY FOR ORDER!” Additionally, he noted that physical copies of the books would be available for sale at his concert that took place at the Alchemist over the weekend.
Written In The Stars was launched in December last year. It was written by Fancy Fingers and Home Educator and Author Melissa Wakhu, and illustrated by Mathew ODuyre. During the release, Fancy Fingers intimated that this book was the first installment of his Papa and I Series that he planned to roll out in bits across several months. https://www.kenyanvibe.com/fancy-fingers-launches-a-childrens-book-written-in-the-stars/
Both Limeandikwa Kwenye Nyota and Written In The Stars are retailing at KES 950. You can secure your copy on Hustle Sasa. Written In Stars is also available in select bookshops. Plans are underway to avail the Swahili version in bookshops.