The doll is based on the famous Ghanaian Queen Mother Yaa Asantewaa, a real African woman leader from West African history. She comes with a beautifully illustrated storybook and audio CD that recount her singular act of bravery in 1900, against colonial domination. The doll and the storybook and audio CD set may be purchased separately, with MSRPs of $139 and $25, respectively. “Now, more than ever, girls grow up fast, and EthiDolls offers them a chance to imagine the possibility of leadership, accomplishment and excitement through the inspiring story of Queen Mother Yaa Asantewaa, a wonderful role-model doll for the 21st Century,” Patti Gindoff, senior vice president of marketing at EthiDolls, told TDmonthly. Launch date: Summer 2008.
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ToyDirectory Product ID#: 19093 (added 5/30/2008)