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Highlights from Booksie’s 2021 Reading Camp

Highlights from Booksie’s 2021 Reading Camp

It’s been about a month since Booksie’s Holiday Reading Camp ended and we are still reeling from the whole experience. We welcomed 40 readers over the 7-week Camp and read...

Highlights from Booksie’s 2021 Reading Camp

It’s been about a month since Booksie’s Holiday Reading Camp ended and we are still reeling from the whole experience. We welcomed 40 readers over the 7-week Camp and read...

6 Ways to motivate children to read

6 Ways to motivate children to read

“My child hates reading. Can you help?” “All she does is watch TV and watch TV. I want her to pick up a book and read.” “I don’t think my...

6 Ways to motivate children to read

“My child hates reading. Can you help?” “All she does is watch TV and watch TV. I want her to pick up a book and read.” “I don’t think my...

4 Useful African apps and programmes that foster learning to read + a few non-African ones

4 Useful African apps and programmes that foste...

Although we love physical books and will pick them over apps and videos anyday, at Booksie we are constantly searching for the best methods to teach children how to read....

4 Useful African apps and programmes that foste...

Although we love physical books and will pick them over apps and videos anyday, at Booksie we are constantly searching for the best methods to teach children how to read....

Tips for publishing a children's book

Tips for publishing a children's book

Over the last couple of months, we have met people who have been thinking about publishing their own children’s books but do not know where to start. Sometimes the process...

Tips for publishing a children's book

Over the last couple of months, we have met people who have been thinking about publishing their own children’s books but do not know where to start. Sometimes the process...

Activities that keep children active on holidays

Activities that keep children active on holidays

The school holiday season is upon us and many children are going to be home for the next two to three weeks for Easter break. I know they went back...

Activities that keep children active on holidays

The school holiday season is upon us and many children are going to be home for the next two to three weeks for Easter break. I know they went back...

The origin of Ghana’s Kweku Ananse Stories

The origin of Ghana’s Kweku Ananse Stories

Kweku Ananse is a popular fictional character found in a lot of oral and written Ghanaian stories. Ananse means spider in the Akan language. Similar to other folktales, Ananse tales,...

The origin of Ghana’s Kweku Ananse Stories

Kweku Ananse is a popular fictional character found in a lot of oral and written Ghanaian stories. Ananse means spider in the Akan language. Similar to other folktales, Ananse tales,...