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Sosu's Call


by Meshack Asare

Meshack Asare is an internationally acclaimed writer and illustrator who has written many children’s books most of which have won prestigious national and international prizes and awards.

SOSU’S CALL is the story of a cripple boy, his dog, and his incredible spirit!

”Something had to be done. And fast. What could he do? The only other people in the village at this time were those who were too old and frail to do anything. There were many like that in the village. Often, they were left with the very young children. They could all be trapped and drowned if the sea continued to rise ...”

This book has won many prizes and awards including:

• 1999 UNESCO 1st Prize for Children’s Literature in the Service of Tolerence.

• Listed among the Top twelve of Africa’s 100 Best Books of the 20th Century.

• Listed 2001 IBBY Outstanding Book for Young people with Disabilities.

• Honor Book Award; African Studies Association/Library of Congress.

• 2005 IBBY Award; Brazil.

SOSU’S CALL has been published in North America and the UK; in Spanish (Castellano & Catalan), Czech, German, Portuguese, French, Kiswahili, Italian and Danish.

ISBN 9789988883065 | 38 pages | 275 x 215mm | Colour Illustrations | 2019 | Sub-Saharan Publishers, Ghana | Hardback




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