Old Mzee Books: stories for families to share

We are a co-op of supportive authors writing creative books in the Uganda context


We are committed to:


Publishing stories in the Ugandan context

Publish Ugandan relevant stories to support families to develop a strong reading culture

Publishing stories that promote positive African images and reflect the best of Uganda

Publishing high quality books that are printed and bound in Uganda

Publishing books that would also be relevant to the international reader, thus promoting Uganda

Using Ugandan illustrators as much as possible

Non academic books that support the Ugandan curriculum



Our services include:


Brainstorming and advising story ideas

Illustrator advice


ISBN and Barcode from the National Library

Registration with the Uganda Registration Bureau

Printing and Binding advice and follow up

Marketing where possible