Tales from Africa Epub á Tales from Epub /

  • Kindle
  • 176 pages
  • Tales from Africa
  • English
  • 02 December 2017
  • 0141373075

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Tales from AfricaA collection of hugely entertaining stories, drawn from the rich folklore of many countries throughout Africa, and brought sparklingly to life with humour and rhyme by Ghanaian author, Nii Ayikwei Parkes, writing under the name used for his children s work, K P Kojo Find out how selfish Lion gets his comeuppance, go to a Frog wedding in the Sky Kingdom, discover the days when the earth s creatures were all mixed up and muchin tales which reflect the very best and the very worst of human nature Includes endnotes with a glossary, additional information, and activities that children can do to explore the stories further Needs to be three times as long and sitting on a shelf in every school library Mark Haddon

About the Author: NII AYIKWEI PARKES

Nii Ayikwei Parkes is a Ghanaian writer and Senior Editor at Flipped Eye publishing A 2007 recipient of Ghana s national ACRAG award for poetry and literary advocacy, he is a former International Writing Fellow at the University of Southampton In 2009, his short story, Socks Ball , was highly commended in the Caine Prize for African Writing, and his novel Tail of the Blue Bird Jonathan Cape, 2009 was shortlisted for the 2010 Commonwealth Writers Prize Nii Ayikwei writes for children under the name K.P Kojo and spends his time in Ghana and the United Kingdom