Tales from Africa

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Author: K.P. Kojo

9780141373072 | PB | pp. 176 | 2017 | Puffin Classics

Tales from Africa is a hugely entertaining collection of short stories written by a Ghanaian author, who writes under the pseudonym of K. P. Kojo.

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A 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 much more in tales which reflect the very best and the very worst of human nature.

Additional information

Author:

K.P. Kojo

ISBN:

9780141373072

Binding:

Paperback

Pages:

176

Year of Publication:

2017

Publisher:

Puffin Classics

Edition:

First

Condition:

New

Country of Origin:

India

About the Author

The author 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.

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