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Aire's story is based on the 500-year-old legend of a young Benin woman who grew up to be a warrior that provided for her kingdom through war.

Idia is a name of African origin, meaning "Warrior Girl" in English.

The city of Benin is located in Nigeria, Africa and gets its name from the Benin River.

Idia is an example of empowerment in young girls, meant to inspire young readers to never give up on their dreams

For parents looking for ways to introduce their children to history, Idia is a strong example of the exploration of African History in a child-friendly manner.