Project Description

Laura Nsafou, also known as Mrs Roots, is an afro feminist blogger and author. She reviews books from afro literature and writes articles about afrofeminism in France. Her different projects challenge antiblackness and seek a fair representation of black women in French culture. Founder of the Afrolab workshop, Laura is also the author of the eleven-times reprinted picture book Comme un million de papillons noirs (Like A Million Black Butterflies) published at Editions Cambourakis, as well as A mains nues (Editions Synapse), Le chemin de Jada (Jada’s Journey, Cambourakis), Fadya et le chant de la rivière (Lunii and Fadya and the Song of the River, Tate Publishing in the UK), La demeure du ciel (Cambourakis), Nos jours brûlés and book 2 in the series, Les Flammes ivoire (Albin Michel Jeunesse), as well as the graphic novel Amours croisées (Marabulles).

The book in focus

La Demeure du ciel


  • 25 Feb 2023, Delhi

  • 26 Feb 2023, 11 am, Delhi: Kids workshop at Children Pavilion, New Delhi World Book Fair

  • 26 Feb 2023, 2 pm, Delhi: France is the country of picture books! With Susie Morgenstern, Benjamin Chaud and Laura Nsafou at International Pavilion, New Delhi World Book Fair

  • 27 Feb 2023, Delhi

  • 28 Feb 2023, Jaipur

  • 1 Mar 2023, Jaipur

  • 2 Mar 2023, Jaipur

  • 3 Mar 2023, Delhi

  • 4 Mar 2023, Delhi

Organize an event: [email protected]


La Demeure du ciel

25 Feb – 4 Mar, 2023

New Delhi World Book Fair, Pragati Maidan, Delhi