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JAMELA'S DRESSWritten and illustrated by Niki Daly

Mama is very pleased with the dress material she has bought for Thelma's wedding. Jamela can't resist wrapping the material around her, and before she knows it, Kwela Jamela, African Queen, that's who! Full colour picture book (Sale restricted to Ghana)
 
ISBN 9988-550-18-9 32pp  
US$9.95/£5.95    

A SONG FOR JAMELAWritten and illustrated by Niki Daly

It was lovely being out of the busy salon. But suddenly, a commotion broke out. It sounded as though Nelson Mandela had arrived to the sound of a thousand praise singers! Miss Bambi Chaka Chaka.. making a glamorous entrance! What happens? Get a copy of this thrilling instalment of the Jamela series.
 
ISBN 978-9988-647-20-9 32PP  
US$9.95/£5.95    

FATI AND THE HONEY TREEOriginal story from Osu Library Fund

First in the series - a lovely picture book about a young girl called Fati who loves honey so-o-o much but hates the bees that make them!
 
ISBN 9988-550-37-5 32pp  
US$9.95/£5.95    

YEBO JAMELAWritten and illustrated by Niki Daly

Yebo Jamela, is a sequel to Jamela's dress. This time round, adventurous Jamela befriends a chicken and would not sacrifice it for Christmas - no way! As expected this book has such delightful colourful illustrations no child would miss.
 
ISBN 9988-550-30-8 32pp  
US$9.95/£5.95    

FLY, EAGLE, FLYRetold by Christopher Gregorowski

Fly, Eagle, Fly! is a charming and innovative adaptation of a Ghanaian tale attributed to Dr. James Kwegyir Aggrey - also known as Aggrey of Africa.
 
ISBN 9988-550-22-7 32pp  
US$9.95/£5.95    

FATI AND THE OLDMANOriginal story from Osu Library Fund Illustrated by Therson Boadu

This time round little Fati sees an old man stealing pito. What does she do? Find out in this new Fati episode.
 
ISBN 9988-550-84-7 28pp  
US$9.95/£5.95    

WHERE IS JAMELA?Written and illustrated by Niki Daly

Mama has wonderful news - she has found a new job, and a new house nearby. But Jamela is not impressed. She likes her old house so much that is where she wants to stay. On the day of the move after everything and everyone were ready, Jamela was no where to be found. Where is Jamela?
 
ISBN 9988-550-81-2 32pp  
US$9.95/£5.95    

HI, ZOLEKA!Gcina Mhlope ,illustrated by Elizabeth Pulles

Zoleka has something on her mind. So she walks quietly with her mother and her little brother to church. Will she remember all the words of the verse she has to recite for the Palm Sunday Service?
 
ISBN 978-9988-647-15-8 32pp  
US$9.95    

MIMI MYSTERYMichael D. Ambatchew, Illustrated by Edmund Opare

A little girl with an angelic voice is banned by her mother from singing in public because it is taboo in her society for a respectable female to sing in public. Find out what happens next.
 
ISBN 978-9988-647-96-4 40pp  
US$9.95/£5.95    

THE BLUE MARBLEWritten by Jackee Budesta Batanda

Three young girls battle out life after their mother dies and they do not want their father to marry another woman. Ajambo gets a 'lucky' marble and things begin to look much better including the much dreaded stepmother who turns out to be just the right one.
 
ISBN 9988-550-49-9 44pp  
US$9.95/£5.95    

FATI AND THE SOUP POTOriginal story from Osu Library Fund

This time round Fati pinches meat from the soup pot.
 
ISBN 978-9988-550-84-7 32pp  
US$9.95/£5.95    

FATI AND THE GREEN SNAKEOriginal story from Osu Library Fund Illustrated by Therson Boadu

Fati's adventures send her looking for firewood on the farm. As she looks for pieces of firewood, Fati's attention moves to the other things around her and she sees a beautiful green leaf, touches it and uh! It did not feel like a leaf. It was a green snake.
 
ISBN 9988-550-92-8 28pp  
US$9.95/£5.95    

THE MYSTERY OF THE HAUNTEDRuby Yayra Goka

A fascinating story of three children who followed their curiosity to solve a mystery of a hauted house which lead to the discovery of of a child-trafficking cartel and subsequent apprehension of the criminals.
 
ISBN 978-9988-647-87-2 88pp  
US$14.95    

THE DELIVERERKwabena Ankomah-Kwakye

An interesting way of capturing history into fiction. Set in the Ashanti Kingdom, read about how a handicapped boy grows up to become a hero and the deliverer of his people. High in suspense and a page turner.
 
ISBN 978-9988-647-75-9 92pp  
US$14.95    

TAWIA GOES TO SEAMeshack Asare

He waded in the water and set the little coconut canoe and the twigmen in the water. Then the ripples of the water carried the coconut canoe up and down.
 
ISBN 9988-647-05-6 32pp  
US$9.95/£5.95    

NANA'S SONMeshack Asare

A myth about the creation of the first human being and how all the various body parts function together.
 
ISBN 9988-550-19-7 32pp  
US$9.95/£5.95    

THE CROSS DRUMSMeshack Asare

The drums called to each other. The drummers hailed each other and the calling and hailing got stronger and stronger. Then it got so strong that the drums and the drummers began to walk to the gates. All the children that had gathered round them got up and followed.
 
ISBN 9988-647-06-9 112pp  
US$14.95    

NOT WITHOUT FLOWERSAmma Darko

Beam didn't want to be seen as having patronised smuggled goods. After all, he was Beam, a nickname he earned for his expertise in shedding light on delicately hidden and secret issues.
 
ISBN 9988-647-13-1 369pp  
US$12.95    

JOURNEYG.A. Agambila

An absorbing exploration of reality in contemporary Ghana, juxtaposing tradition and modernity, wise old age and frivolous youth, north and south, male and female. As a first novel it is also valuabe in that it is Ghanaian that uses a northern Ghana setting. This has not happened in serious canonical fiction thus far.
 
ISBN 9988-550-91-X 304pp  
US$10.95    

CHILDREN OF THE TREEMeshack Asare

A myth from Namibia that begins on a day that seems to be just like any other day
 
ISBN 9988-550-17-0 40pp  
US$9.95/£5.95    

SOSU'S CALLMeshack Asare

This is the story of a cripple boy, and his incredible courage in saving his village from flooding. Winner of the 1999 UNESCO Prize; listed among the TOP TWELVE OF AFRICA'S 100 Best Books of the 20th Century.
 
ISBN 9988-550-09-X 40pp  
US$9.95/£5.95    

THE CANOE STORYMeshack Asare

This is an interesting narration of a tree's life from a tree's perspective. It talks about life in the forest and when it was felled and carved into a canoe; transported to the coast and the benefits it has on mankind. There are environmental and moral issues to be learnt from this book. It is on the 2012 IBBY Honour List
 
ISBN 978-9988-647-99-5 64pp  
US$14.95    

CAT IN SEARCH OF A FRIENDMeshack Asare

Cat wants to get the strongest animal as its friend for protection. Winner of Austrian National Book Award
 
ISBN 9988-647-05-6 28pp  
US$9.95/£5.95    

THE MAGIC GOATMeshack Asare

This is a folktale about how a goat outwits a leopard. Winner of 1999 Toyota Prize
 
ISBN 9988-550-10-3 40pp  
US$9.95/£5.95    

MELIGA'S DAYMeshack Asare

Meliga is a boy who lives in Northern Ghana. One day his young cow, Namboa disappears; but how will he recognise her among all others?
 
ISBN 9988-550-20-0 32pp  
US$9.95/£5.95    

THE BRASSMAN'S SECRETMeshack Asare

A delightful, fascinating story of the Ashanti goldweights was the The 1982 Noma Award winner, now appearing in full colour.
 
ISBN 9988-550-43-X 44pp  
US$9.95/£5.95    

WHERE HAVE ALL THE TREES GONEA. Ofori-Mensah/EOA Asibey

Didactic stories on environmental issues.
 
ISBN 9988-550-12-X  
US$16.65    

WHERE HAVE ALL THE RIVERS GONEA. Ofori-Mensah/EOA Asibey

Didactic stories on environmental issues.
 
ISBN 9988-55013-8  
US$16.65    

GARBAGE,GARBAGE ,EVERYWHEREA. Ofori-Mensah/EOA Asibey

Didactic stories on environmental issues.
 
ISBN 9988-550-15-4  
US$16.65    

NOMA'S SANDMeshack Asare

Is it not enough for Sothulu, the money lender to come and take the family's only source of income away? Now he dares mess up Noma's dear sand! She just cannot let him get away with this one.
 
ISBN 9988-550-56-1 32pp  
US$9.95/£5.95    

PEOPLES DIFFERPeter K. Sarpong

In this book, Bishop Sarpong gives a brilliant discourse on inculturation in Evangelism
 
ISBN 9988-550-45-6 120pp  
US$9.95/£5.95    

GOD THE SPIRITEmmanuel Asante

This is a systematic and serious exposition on God as the Holy Spirit. With His personality, giftings and works in perspective, the author seeks to enrich the understanding of readers on issues pertaining to God.
 
ISBN 9988-550-96-0 130pp  
US$9.95/£5.95    

THE SILENT REBELS.W.D.K. (KUM) Gandah

This forms the author's life story, from childhood pranks growing into adulthood. He presents a fascinating account of early schools in Northern Ghana. The story also stresses how the current generation of schooled northerners pursued the educational ladder.
 
ISBN 9988-550-72-3 288pp  
US$15.00/£10.95    

MY JOURNEY: Every StepHenry Kwami Anyidoho

This book, an autobiography, describes how he as a rural boy travelled his course of life, hence, the title, My Journey, every step. Indeed every step of the journey has its own story to tell. The book is certainly a source of knowledge and strength for all people wishing to serve their country and international organisations especially the United Nations. Researchers into conflict resolution and its attendant problems will find the book a reservoir of knowledge. The story of the life of one of Ghana's and Africa's best military generals.
 
ISBN 978-9988-647-28-5 365pp  
US$25.95    

KWAME NKRUMAH : Vision& TragedyDavid Rooney

This book presents new material and newanalysis, which helps to clarify aspects of the record, while advancing new perspectives.
 
ISBN 978-9988-647-60-3 388pp  
US$20.00    

JUSTICE D.F.ANNAN: In the Service ofNana Ato Dadzie& Kwamena Ahwoi

What kind of person is able to work in the highest echelons of the three arms of government- Judiciary, Executive, and the Legislature- and excel in all three and leave his imprints on the sands of time at all three places?
 
ISBN978-9988-647-93-3 176pp  
US$20.00    

INDIGENOUS SLAVERY IN GHANAAkosua Perbi

This book unravels the drama of indigenous slavery as it unflolded in pre-colonial Ghana. It traces the origins of the institution as far back as possible and concludes that the institution is as old as the history of Ghana
 
ISBN 9988-550-32-4  
US$15.00    

THE SLAVE SHIP FREDENSBORGLeif Svalesen-Translated by Pat Shaw & Selena

This is the story of a slave ship and its last journey on the triangular trade between Denmark-Norway, the Gold Coast in Africa, and the island of St. Croix in the West Indies in 1768.
 
ISBN 9988-550-21-9 244pp  
US$35.00    

PRAISE SONG FOR THE LANDPoems of Hope & Love & Care

Praise Song for The Land is a collection of poems about the transatlantic slave trade, and love and also in memory of colleagues of his who are no more.
 
ISBN 9988-550-45-6 116pp  
US$25.95    

THE TRANSATLANTIC SLAVE TRADEEdited by James Kwesi Anquandah

In recent times the heated debate over the historic slave traffic has been assuming the character of mutual accusations among living modern descendants of the ancestors who actually promoted the historic slave traffic.
 
ISBN 9988-647-73-5 400pp  
US$25.00    

CLOSING THE BOOKS GovernorTranslated from Danish by Tove Storsveen

CLOSING THE BOOKS comprises a compilation of the official reports that the last Danish Governor sent home during his term of office at the Gold Coast.The reports reflect his personal views regarding the economic and political situations there, as well as his ideas on the "civilization of Africa".
 
ISBN 978-9988-647-65-0  
US$20.00    

TWO VIEWS FROM CHRISTIANSBORG VOL 1Johannes Rask (1708–1713)

The views of two Lutheran priests stationed at Christiansborg Castle during the slave trade and after respectively: Rask was a racist; Monrad more humane.
 
ISBN 978-9988-647-89-6 226pp  
US$20.00    

ISLANDS OF SLAVESThorkid Hansen Translated by Kari Dako

After a period of expectation and disappointment, the slaves on the Danish islands, under the leadership of John Gottlieb alias 'Buddo', in 1848 took matters in their own hands and wrenched emancipation from Von Scholten… - Irene Odotei
 
ISBN 9988-550-62-6 462pp  
US$25.00    

LETTERS ON WEST AFRICA AND THE SLAVE TRADEPaul Erdmann Isert, Translated by Selena Axlerod

Modern scholars have become interested in Isert because he himself approached his subjects in a scholarly and scientific way. Already a respected botanist and medical doctor, Isert became interested in ethnography on his arrival in Accra.
 
ISBN 9988-647-01-8 358pp  
US$20.00    

THEY CAME FROM GHANANoel Smith

In this historical novel of 19th century Gold Coast, two young Ashanti boys are introduced to the unfamiliar but fascinating world of the white man. Kwame and Kwabena Boaten are eager to learn the ways of their mentors, Tedlie and Bowdich, to become doctor and administrator respectively so they can come back and help their own people.
 
ISBN 978-9988-647-40-7 240pp  
   

TWO VIEWS FROM CHRISTIANSBORG VOL 2H.C. Monrad (1805–1809)

The views of two Lutheran priests stationed at Christiansborg Castle during the slave trade and after respectively: Rask was a racist; Monrad more humane.
 
ISBN 978-9988-647-77 285pp  
US$20.00    

IT HAPPENED IN GHANANoel Smith

Conceived as a literary work, it demonstrates, through a clearly defined plot and a series of episodes, which take place in different locations, that racial prejudice based on skin colour is not a pervasive and unalterable human condition. The principal characters who are both Black and White are embroiled in various encounters, notably wars, slave trade, colonialism and post-colonial reconstruction.
 
ISBN 9988-550-XX-X 240pp  
US$10.95    

COAST OF SLAVESThorkid Hansen Translated by Kari Dako

From the Danish: Slavernes Kyst. An exciting account of empire building and Trans-atlantic slave trade, and life in the Gold Coast; the battles of the Danes with the natives, and with "the climate fever", and the love life of the Danes on the Coast.
 
ISBN 9988-550-31-6 288pp  
US$20.00    

HEALING AND PROPHECY AT MEHUKathleen O’Brien Wicker, Kofi Asare Opoku & Margaret

The life and work of Prophet Jenasman Kwadwo Amoaforo from interviews that began in 1995 continued until the Prophet's death in 2006
 
ISBN 978-9988-XXX-XX-X  
   

AN INTRODUCTION TO LANGUAGE AND THE LANGUAGE OF LITERATURE Kari Dako, Gervase Angsotinge, Aloysius Denkabe

This textbook is a basic course in English language and Literature meant for the introductory courses at the tertiary level of education. Textual samples are given to explain most of the terminologies students are introduced to.
 
ISBN 9988-550-68-5 168pp  
US$9.95/£5.95    

AFRICAN VIOLET AND OTHER STORIESThe Caine Prize for African Writing 2012

These fifteen stories show yet again the richness and range of current writing on the continent. They underline the primacy of the short story, with its oral antecedents, at the very heart of African literature.
 
ISBN 978-9988-647-96-4  
   

HOW PARLIAMENT FUNCTIONSK.B. Ayensu, S.N. Darkwa

An introduction to the Law, Practice and Procedure of the Parliament of Ghana.
 
ISBN 9988-550-88-X 94pp  
US$5.95    

GUNS OVER KIGALIHenry Kwami Anyidoho

The world has come to know about the carnage and human suffering in Rwanda through the reportage by newsmen. Guns Over Kigali is no such reportage. It is a personal account of a UN peacekeeping soldier who was in the thick of the action to bring sanity into a country that had gone berserk.
 
ISBN 978-9988-647-36-0 254pp  
US$9.95/£5.95    

GLOBALIZATION, TRADE AND POVERTY IN GHANAEdited by Charles Ackah and Ernest Aryeetey

In Ghana, like many other SSA countries, poverty remains the fundamental problem confronting policy makers in the new millennium as highlighted in the Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy and the Vision 2020 Plans (Government of Ghana, 2003)
 
ISBN 978-9988-647-36-0 254pp  
US$9.95/£5.95    

A PANORAMA OF GHANA'S HERITAGE

Ghana, with Forts and Castles inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, is the African country with the oldest and greatest number of slave Castles dotted along the whole length of its coastline from which slaves were shipped.
 
ISBN 978-9988-647-23-0 126pp  
   

POPULATION, HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT IN GHANAEdited by Chucks J. Mba and Stephen O. Kwankye

The Millennium Development Goals are the set of internationally agreed-upon targets for reducing poverty, hunger, disease, illiteracy, environmental degradation and discrimination against women by the year 2015.
 
ISBN 9988-647-61-2 196pp  
US$15.00    

RECLAIMING THE HUMAN SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES THROUGH AFRICAN PERSPECTIVES VOLUME 2 Helen Lauer

This collection has been compiled as a possible antidote to our collective alienation. It is designed for random browsing, as if one were attending a fast-paced symposium of first rate, creative minds. It is intended to inspire, tease, taunt, provoke and compel young academics, whose listless miasma paralyses them for lack of contact with role models, engaged in the daily arm wrestling that is so essential for vibrant knowledge production.
 
ISBN 978-9988-647-33-9 1,672pp  
US$50.00    

AN ETHNOGRAPHIC STUDY OF NORTHERN GHANAIAN CONFLICTS: TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE PEACEA.K. Awedoba

What is admirable about this book is the raft of possible strategies for conflict resolution. Even though there are no specific recommendations for solving cited cases, the menu of possibilities is a good reason for anyone who claims to be a community leader, peace activist, mediator or patriot to have a copy of this book as a primer.
 
ISBN 978-9988-647-95-7 316pp  
US$25.00    

RECLAIMING THE HUMAN SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES THROUGH AFRICAN PERSPECTIVES VOLUME 1 Helen Lauer

This collection has been compiled as a possible antidote to our collective alienation. It is designed for random browsing, as if one were attending a fast-paced symposium of first rate, creative minds. It is intended to inspire, tease, taunt, provoke and compel young academics, whose listless miasma paralyses them for lack of contact with role models, engaged in the daily arm wrestling that is so essential for vibrant knowledge production.
 
ISBN 978-9988-647-33-9 1,672pp  
US$50.00    

MAMI WATERTogbi Dawuso Dofe

The book is a study of a remarkable but mysterious man, Dawuso Dofe (Abidjan Mamiwater), whose life has been entirely dominated since early youth by the phenomenon popularly known as Mami Water.
 
ISBN 9988-647-85-8 124pp  
US$20.00    

THE AFRICAN PREDICAMENT - COLLECTED ESSAYSKofi Awoonor

These essays, as varied as they are, reflect a lifetime of engagement in literature and politics, my two passions. Some of the essays discuss some aspects of global politics - Events in the Middle East
 
ISBN 9988-550-82-0 424pp  
US$18.95/£5.95    

GHANA: An African Portrait RevisitedPeter E. Randall, Nancy Grace Horton, Barbara Brickford

With more than 150 photographs, this book presents Ghana at a historic moment in time remembering its past and tradition, while looking ahead to a bright future.
 
ISBN 9988-647-14-X 168pp  
US$9.95/£5.95    

INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION WITHIN, TO AND FROM AFRICA IN A GLOBALISED WORLDEdited by Aderanti Adepoju

This book addresses the main issues concerning international migration from an African perspective. It is a timely book in many ways: (1) it encompasses migration as a global phenomenon; (2) it considers African migration in all of its dimensions: within, from and to Africa
 
ISBN 978-9988-647-42-1 264pp  
US$15.00    

INTEGRATED SCIENCE For Primary Schools BOOK 5

Integrated Science is a course written by educationists and practising teachers who were involved in the development of the latest primary science syllabus. The textbooks are carefully designed to cover the syllabus and provide the basic scientific skills, attitudes and knowledge to prepare the child for work in science. There are three pupil's textbooks, each which has a teacher's book to guide the teacher. These books have been approved, selected and purchased for schools by the Ministry of Education. Workbooks are also being designed for use by pupils.
 
 
US$5.00/£3.15    

INTEGRATED SCIENCE For Primary Schools BOOK 4

Integrated Science is a course written by educationists and practising teachers who were involved in the development of the latest primary science syllabus. The textbooks are carefully designed to cover the syllabus and provide the basic scientific skills, attitudes and knowledge to prepare the child for work in science. There are three pupil's textbooks, each which has a teacher's book to guide the teacher. These books have been approved, selected and purchased for schools by the Ministry of Education. Workbooks are also being designed for use by pupils.
 
 
US$5.00/£3.15    

CHIPO AND THE BIRD ON THE HILLMeshack Asare

A tale of Ancient Zimbabwe, now with full colour illustrations.
 
ISBN 9988-550-44-8 32pp  
US$9.95/£5.95    

FACELESSAmma Darko

Perhaps the most frightening lesson in Faceless is the fact that having lost their moral authority over their children, parents like Maa Tsuru are totally paralysed by fear, the fear of terrors such as Poison
 
ISBN 9988-550-50-2 232pp  
US$15.00/£10.95    

SHIPS OF SLAVESThorkid Hansen Translated by Kari Dako

Against a backgroud of extensive research, Thorkid Hansen narrates the whole shocking story of the slave ships. The second in the trilogy, Ships of Slaves goes on to explain the terrible experience the slaves face – from the loading in Guinea till the great slave auctions.
 
ISBN 9988-550-75-8 204pp  
US$15.00    

INTEGRATED SCIENCE For Primary Schools BOOK 6

Integrated Science is a course written by educationists and practising teachers who were involved in the development of the latest primary science syllabus. The textbooks are carefully designed to cover the syllabus and provide the basic scientific skills, attitudes and knowledge to prepare the child for work in science. There are three pupil's textbooks, each which has a teacher's book to guide the teacher. These books have been approved, selected and purchased for schools by the Ministry of Education. Workbooks are also being designed for use by pupils.
 
 
US$5.00/£3.15    

AT HOME IN THE WORLDEdited by Takyiwaa Manuh

This volume is a collection of papers originally presented at the landmark conference on International Migration and Development in Ghana - held in Accra, Ghana in September 2004 by the UNDP, the Institute of African Studies and the University of Ghana.
 
ISBN 9988-550-79-0 354pp  
US$9.95/£5.95    

THE EVOLUTION OF PARLIAMENT INK.B. Ayensu, S.N. Darkwa

The book outlines the evolution of the parliamentary system in Ghana
 
ISBN 9988-550-76-6 171pp  
US$5.95