ISBN 9789988550202
Pages 33
Dimensions 150 x 100mm
Published 2000
Publisher Sub-Saharan Publishers, Ghana
Format Paperback

Meliga's Day

by Meshack Asare

Meliga is a boy who lives in Northern Ghana. One day his young cow, Namboa disappears; but how will he recognise her among all others?

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About the Author

Meshack Asare

Meshack Asare is one of Africa's top children's writers and illustrators, and has won numerous awards including being the 2015 recipient of the NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature, he is the first African to win the award. In 1982 he won The Noma Award for Publishing in Africa, and in 1999 the Toyota/Children's Literature Foundation Best Picture Story Book Illustrator's award and the Unesco First Prize for Children and Young People's Literature in the Service of Tolerance.

Meshack Asare, born 1945 in Ghana, studied Fine Arts at the College of Art in Kumasi and taught in Ghana for 12 years between 1967 and 1979. During that period, he took an extension course in Educational Psychology at the University of Wisconsin.