A Burt Award for Africa Literature book
Dusty and Motion are caught in another thrilling adventure after their “Escape from Paradise”. The sister of their closest friend at Martin Hall, where the brothers now live, goes missing. A nameless stranger, ‘Red Spectacles’, seems to be the only one who has a link to the missing teenager.GHS 25.00GHS 25.00Quick View
Robert Nii Arday Clegg took his ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels at Achimota School where he won the Ayi Kwei Armah Prize for Prose in Literature-in-English in Upper Six.
During his undergraduate studies in Political Science in Philosophy, he was admitted to the Vice Chancellor’s Honour List for making a Grade Point Average of 3.96/4.0 in a semester with 6 A’s and 1 A-. He graduated with First Class Honours. At the end of his post-first degree Bachelor of Law (LLB) degree, he was adjudged the Best Graduating Student in Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Ghana and received the Bentsi-Enchill Prize.
On the occasion of his call to the Ghana Bar, he received the S.Y. Bimpong-Buta Prize for being the Best Student in the Interpretation of Deeds and Statues, Prof. Akua Kuenyehia Prize for being the Best Student in Industrial Law, the S.K. Kodjovie Memorial Prize for being the Best Student in the Law of Taxation and the Alhaji Dramani Yakubu prize for being the Best Male Student in the Interpretation of Deeds and Statutes.
The author has distilled all the nuggets that helped him on this journey of achievement into this handy book!GHS 10.00Quick View
Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Best Mystery/Thriller
WINNER OF THE 2012 LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE
In Stephen King’s “most ambitious and accomplished” (NPR) and “extraordinary” (USA TODAY) #1 New York Times bestselling novel, time travel has never been so believable. Or so terrifying.
Dallas, 11/22/63: Three shots ring out.
President John F. Kennedy is dead.
Life can turn on a dime—or stumble into the extraordinary, as it does for Jake Epping, a high school English teacher in Lisbon Falls, Maine. While grading essays by his GED students, Jake reads a gruesome, enthralling piece penned by janitor Harry Dunning: fifty years ago, Harry somehow survived his father’s sledgehammer slaughter of his entire family. Jake is blown away…but an even more bizarre secret comes to light when Jake’s friend Al, owner of the local diner, enlists Jake to take over the mission that has become his obsession—to prevent the Kennedy assassination.
How? By stepping through a portal in the diner’s storeroom, and into the era of Ike and Elvis, of big American cars, sock hops, and cigarette smoke… Finding himself in warmhearted Jodie, Texas, Jake begins a new life. But all turns in the road lead to a troubled loner named Lee Harvey Oswald. The course of history is about to be rewritten…and become heart-stoppingly suspenseful.GHS 60.00GHS 60.00Quick View
The Most Important 10 Minutes in Your Child’s Day!
Make the most out of bedtime with 365 Read-Aloud Bedtime Bible Stories
Children love Bible stories, especially when they are written in age-appropiate, easy-to-understand language. Written specifically for ages 3-8, this book has a year’s supply of the best-loved Bible stories that will delight your children. All the excitement, adventure, history and spiritual truths of the Bible are skillfully presented.
Features questions to help stimulate discussion and over 100 illustrations to spark the imagination!
Daniel Partner is a freelance writer and editor. He has worked on many Bible projects for both children and adults.GHS 40.00GHS 40.00Quick View
Age Range: 7 – 12 years
Who Is Geronimo Stilton?
That’s me! I run a newspaper, but my true passion is writing tales of adventure. Here on Mouse Island, my books are all best-sellers! What’s that? You’ve never read one? Well, my books are full of fun. They are whisker-licking good stories, and that’s a promise!My grandfather William Shortpaws — also known as Cheap Mouse Willy — was back at The Rodent’s Gazette, and he was determined to torture me. He wanted to publish a guide book to Ratzikistan, the Siberia of Mouse Island. And he ordered *me* to go there to write it! But as you know, dear reader, I HATE TRAVELING!GHS 40.00Quick View
Scrooge, an unpleasant old miser, scorns Christmas and the Christmas Spirit.But Scrooge has a lesson in store for him. Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future pay him a visit on Christmas Eve and change his life forever. Meet unforgettable characters like Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim and old Scrooge himself.Charles Dickens’ immortal tale of love and redemption remains the most beloved Christmas story ever.GHS 20.00Quick View
Age Range: 7 – 10 yearsWho Is Geronimo Stilton?That’s me! I run a newspaper, but my true passion is writing tales of adventure. Here on Mouse Island, my books are all best-sellers! What’s that? You’ve never read one? Well, my books are full of fun. They are whisker-licking good stories, and that’s a promise!A Fabumouse School Adventure
When my nephew, Benjamin, invited me to Career Day at his school, things did not turn out the way I expected. I caused a volcanic explosion, got tangled in the tunnel slide on the playground, and accidentally let the class’s pet gecko out of its cage Rat munching rattlesnakes-how was I going to get myself out of this mess?GHS 40.00Quick View
In 1918 Ernest Hemingway went to war, to the war to end all wars. He volunteered for ambulance service in Italy, was wounded, and twice decorated. Out of his experiences came A Farewell to Arms. Hemingway’s description of war is unforgettable. He recreates the fear, the comradeship, the courage of his young American volunteer, and the men and women he meets in Italy with total conviction.
The best American novel to emerge from World War I, A Farewell to Arms is the unforgettable story of an American ambulance driver on the Italian front and his passion for a beautiful English nurse. Hemingway’s frank portrayal of the love between Lieutenant Henry and Catherine Barkley, caught in the inexorable sweep of war, glows with an intensity unrivaled in modern literature, while his description of the German attack on Caporetto — of lines of fired men marching in the rain, hungry, weary, and demoralized — is one of the greatest moments in literary history.
A story of love and pain, of loyalty and desertion, A Farewell to Arms, written when he was 30 years old, represents a new romanticism for Hemingway. A Farewell to Arms is not only a novel of war. In it, Hemingway has also created a love story of immense drama and uncompromising passion.GHS 50.00GHS 50.00Quick View
Age Range: 4 – 7 years
Join Adanah on an alphabetical adventure as she goes to visit her grandfather in Modakeke, Nigeria. Every letter, from A to Z, is featured in this African alphabet book, including C for a camera to take pictures, E for an eagle spied above the trees, P for a pump for fetching water, and S for stories told by Auntie Sumbo.
Adana recalls with excitement a memorable experience at her Granddad’s village and the relaxed pace of rural life compared to the hustling city that she lives in. Her audience is her best friend Zainab, to whom she extends an invite to join her, when next she returns.
Written in a bouncing rhyming style, children will learn while having fun as they join Adanah on her school holiday adventure!
The book is geared towards a reading age of 4-7 and the characters are positive models for the African culture, food and way of life.GHS 25.00GHS 25.00Quick View
Age Range: 2 – 5 years
Pre-school – Grade 1
A is for Ampe: An Alphabet Book from Ghana is a must-add book for youngsters’ home libraries as well as a must-purchase by day cares, kindergartens, early years classrooms and the children’s section of public libraries.
In this well-designed alphabet book, the entire alphabet, in upper case, runs across the top of each page which has the focused-upon letter being presented in bolded, larger print. At the bottom of the page, the upper case letter appears in one corner and the lower case in the other. In between is the very brief text which follows a simple, standard pattern, eg. “D is for drum” or “T is for twins.” The objects used to represent the letters can be found in Hildebrand’s and Knowles’ full colour photos which occupy most of each page. Children will encounter the familiar, such as “E is for eggs” and “U is for umbrella,” but, as the short title indicates, they will also meet many new words. Hopefully, those adults who will be sharing this book with pre-readers will have, themselves, first read the book so that they will have discovered at the book’s conclusion the “Glossary of Ghanaian Words” in which Knowles, in addition to providing, where needed, a pronunciation guide, has explained eight Ghanaian terms, including the title’s “Ampe [AHM-pay]: A challenging game, usually played by girls, which involves jumping and clapping. The leading player tries to beat her opponent by the tactical placement of her left or right foot.”GHS 16.00Quick View
Age Range: 8 – 12 years
Power-drunk Lion seeks to rule all animals by any means. With the help of tortoise, he disguises himself as Amasango the god of lightning. However this deceit backfires.
Elephant and Lion were rival rulers of Malaka and Maputo Kingdoms, respectively. During a time of intense famine in Malaka, Elephant tricks his followers into believing that he would wage war on Maputo and capture Lion in order to take control of their food reserve and share to the animals in Maputo. Could he succeed?GHS 12.00Quick View
This remarkable novel touches on the forces that rule the destiny of individuals and nations, and reveals an answer to the existential questions: Why do good people suffer? What can we do to attain a problem-free life?
Thus, we see Ikenna, a university graduate who is hounded and persecuted by the high and mighty, Alex and Max who in turn face their own tribulations in the hands of invisible enemies. In the end, power fails, wealth fails but in love and humility we find redeeming virtues.GHS 13.00GHS 13.00Quick View