Books by Meshack Asare

SOSU’S CALL by Meshack Asare
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2002

"Nonetheless, due to its universally important theme, the book is the winner of the 1999 UNESCO Prize for Children's and Young People's Literature in the Service of Tolerance and a 2001 IBBY Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities Award. (Picture book. 6-9)"
Originally published in 1997 in Ghana, this well-meaning but predictable story concerns a disabled boy who saves his village during a great storm by crawling to find a talking drum that will call the villagers back from the fields. Read full book review >
BURY MY BONES BUT KEEP MY WORDS by Tony Fairman
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Jan. 1, 1993

"Fresh, funny, and almost audible. (Folklore. 10+)"
Fourteen folktales from several regions of Africa, either collected by the author or adapted from hard-to-find printed sources. Read full book review >