Looking for a book to teach your children or students life lessons in a fun way? Two sisters, Ashley and April Foxx, have created the first book of a series, Keisha Cane and Her Very Sweet Tooth. Ashley, the author and April, the illustrator, used Kickstarter to raise money for the book’s publication after a pact to fulfill their dreams to become authors. Thanks to backing from family, friends, anonymous supporters, their fundraising goal of $6,000 was reached in three weeks, and Keisha Cane was printed under their newly formed media company, Kifani, Inc.
A former public relations associate at Hearst Magazines and teacher in charter schools in Memphis, Ashley Foxx was inspired by a young church member and her own childhood to create little Keisha, who wears two cute afro puffs and vibrant clothing. Her sister, an experienced artist provided the bold illustrations.
The book serves as tool to promote child literacy, but also as a teaching tool for parents and teachers. Supplemental materials, such as lesson plans and vocabulary cards are also available. The sisters are currently on a book tour, reading to children in classrooms across the country, including Washington, DC, Atlanta and
Check out Keisha Cane and Her Very Sweet Tooth at www.thekifanicorporation.com.