WATCH: The woman behind 'Africa's Harry Potter'

Author Tomi Adeyemi, 25, explains the inspiration behind her best-selling book Children of Blood and Bone, which is set in West Africa and draws on her own Nigerian heritage.

She has two more sequels and a movie adaptation on the way.

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