Africa Book Project

Africa Book Project
Supporting Publishing and Literacy in Africa

Middle school students with the books Bright Reads (1) Trio Reads C
  • Friends of Africa Access donated copies of 2014 CABA winner Once Upon a Time in Ghana  (Anna Cottrell with Agbotadua Kumassah and Kwabena Poku illus) to young people in Ghana.  Thanks to our partner in Ghana, Golden Baobab, for getting these books in the hands of children in Ghana. More photos at on Facebook


Cottrell, Anna and Agbotadua Kumassah with Kwabena Poku (illus.); Once Upon a Time in Ghana : Traditional Ewe Stories retold in English. Accra , Ghana: Afram, 2013. Ages 9-12.

Recorded on location in the Volta Region in Ghana in 2006-7, these stories are the result of collaboration between Anna Cottrell and Agbotadua Togbi Kumassah. Kumassah translated the Ewe stories into English and Cottrell retold them in contemporary English. Kwabena Poku provided the illustrations. The book includes ten tales.


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Africa Access
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Afram Publications and Golden Baobab, Accra, Ghana