The story of Kadeja is a haunting tale about the capture of a Fulani princess as she traveled through the African rainforest to her betrothed; the heir of the Ashanti throne. The book is an engaging tale about the ardent love and aspiration of 2 young people. The work is nevertheless a crucial teaching resource for Key Stage 2 and 3 History. The book “Kadeja the Fulani Pearl Queen” is a concise teaching resource; that enables teachers deliver excellent lessons about the Transatlantic Slave Trade. The book in its appendix section, examines the impact the trade had on different aspects of African life.
The writer Stella Osammor is a lawyer by training and a member of the British Law Society. She is also a member of the British Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and a graduate of Sociology and Anthropology. Stella worked as a journalist in the 70s with the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation, Lagos. She's been resident in Britain since 1983 and lives with her husband and family.
Her first novel 'The Triumph of the Water Lily' was in the final shortlist of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) award 1996; a 'bestseller' and used as a literary text by educational institutions in Nigeria.
She has also written several books for children.