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.



9482 Tower to Heaven - Dee/Bent.

Tower to Heaven.

When the villager's tower of stacked mortars doesn't quite reach to heaven and pulling a mortar from the bottom doesn't work, Yaa is left on top. A Ghanian version of a common African folk tale, with black line and bright watercolour illustrations.



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