West Africa

The Pineapple Child by Peggy Appiah, Mora Dickson, ill.

The Pineapple Child and other Tales from the Ashanti.

Stories told to the author's husband by fellow political detainees. Appiah, the daughter of Sir Stafford Cripps, says she is constantly amazed by the inventiveness and humour of these folk stories, still very much a part of Ghanian life today.

$20.00

 

Every Man Heart Lay Down by Graham

Every Man Heart Lay Down.

The Nativity as heard by the author from storytellers at a Liberian mission in poetic West African English. Pictures of a tender African mother and child with illustrations inspired by African traditional art. By the early and important African American author, of the  Town Series for older children. This reissued story formed part of his 1946 book, How God Fix Jonah. See the site maintained by his daughter: http://www.grahambooks.com/index.html

$22.00

 

Tales of Mogho by Frederic Guirma.

Tales of Mogho.

"African stories from the Upper Volta" of West Africa.

$8.00

 

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