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Once upon a time in Ghana : traditional Ewe stories retold in english / Anna Cottrell, Agbotadua Togbi Kumassah.

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Author/Creator:
Cottrell, Anna.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
Ghana edition.
Publication:
Accra, Ghana : Afram Publications (Ghana) Limited, [2013]
Copyright notice:
©2013
Format:
  • Book
  • 89 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents:
  • Atsu, Atsutse and the wasp
  • The man, the woman and the two children
  • Ayiyi, the animals and the termites
  • Ayiyi, the chief and chillies
  • The goat farmer and the theif
  • The father and the three sons
  • The princess and the dog
  • The frog and the lizard
  • The catfish and the birds
  • The raccoon, the rat and the leopard.
Summary:
Recorded on location in the Volta Region in Ghana in 2006-07, these stories are the result of collaboration between Anna Cottrell and Agbotadua Togbi Kumassah. Agbotadua Togbi Kumassah translated the Ewe stories into English and Anna Cottrell has retold them in contemporary English.
Awards:
African Studies Association, Children's Africana Book Award
Contributor:
Agbotadua Kumassah, 1943-
Subjects:
ISBN:
9964701535
9789964701536

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