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Importance of black representation in stories

Importance of black representation in stories

Representation in literature is a portrayal of a person or group of people’s reality and lived experiences in written, spoken, or visual visual form.  In recent years the topics of...

Importance of black representation in stories

Representation in literature is a portrayal of a person or group of people’s reality and lived experiences in written, spoken, or visual visual form.  In recent years the topics of...

Back to school tips for parents and children

Back to school tips for parents and children

Going back to school after the holidays isn't always easy for both parents and children. During the festive season, children get accustomed to a school-free lifestyle and continuous playtime. Sometimes...

Back to school tips for parents and children

Going back to school after the holidays isn't always easy for both parents and children. During the festive season, children get accustomed to a school-free lifestyle and continuous playtime. Sometimes...

Fun family activities for the holiday season

Fun family activities for the holiday season

It has been a good year and we have a lot to be grateful for. As we approach the holiday season many people are looking forward to time off from...

Fun family activities for the holiday season

It has been a good year and we have a lot to be grateful for. As we approach the holiday season many people are looking forward to time off from...

Oral storytelling: Benefits and limitations

Oral storytelling: Benefits and limitations

Many African cultures used oral storytelling to entertain children and pass down beliefs, traditions, and moral values. With the rise of picture books, electronic gadgets, and the internet, oral storytelling...

Oral storytelling: Benefits and limitations

Many African cultures used oral storytelling to entertain children and pass down beliefs, traditions, and moral values. With the rise of picture books, electronic gadgets, and the internet, oral storytelling...

#BooksiesFavouriteFive: Booksie’s favourite Ghanaian children’s authors

#BooksiesFavouriteFive: Booksie’s favourite Gha...

Booskie’s library and bookshop are stocked with books by some of the most creative children’s authors in Africa. We have books written by authors from more than 15 African countries...

#BooksiesFavouriteFive: Booksie’s favourite Gha...

Booskie’s library and bookshop are stocked with books by some of the most creative children’s authors in Africa. We have books written by authors from more than 15 African countries...

Methods for teaching children how to read

Methods for teaching children how to read

Learning to read can be a daunting task for most children.  They are expected to master this skill by age 6 or 7 although some become reading champions by ages...

Methods for teaching children how to read

Learning to read can be a daunting task for most children.  They are expected to master this skill by age 6 or 7 although some become reading champions by ages...