Now available– Ronald Harrill’s “Makeda: Queen Of Sheba,” the 2013 winner of the International Book Awards’ category of Children's Picture Book: Non-Fiction!

Ronald Harrill gives readers a look into the life of the Queen of Sheba. Though mentioned in the Bible for her visit to King Solomon, Harrill reveals that Makeda became the ruler of the Ethiopian Empire as a teenager and traveled to Jerusalem to learn how to be a more effective leader.

The result of Harrill’s studies of the Kebra Nagast – an Ethiopian account of Queen Makeda’s life and her legacy – comes to life with an easy-to-read children’s book detailing her historical journey with vivid, colorful illustrations. This inspiring story is appropriate for children and adults of all ages who want an account of Ethiopian history that stresses the importance of diversity, female empowerment and religious faith. Moreover, “Makeda: Queen Of Sheba” displays a positive image of Ethiopian culture that will resonate with all people who feel that cultural tolerance is important to their child.

For more information about Harrill, visit his website.