Cloth Fit for a King


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Age Range: 6 – 12 years

Cloth Fit for a a King is a beautifully woven story about the Asante kente cloth. It tells of the courage of Ama Serwah, a young girl who finds men to weave a beautiful cloth for the king for an annual festival. The king names the cloth kente.
Although fictional, the story gives some historical facts about the Asante kente cloth.

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Weight 0.300 kg




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Griselda Lartey

Having lived away from her homeland Ghana for some thirty years in the United Kingdom and now in the USA, Griselda Lartey, a retired librarian and a story teller has come to appreciate the rich culture in which she grew up. Her passion for keeping stories she grew up with alive has led her to engage in story telling.

She has participated in world stories activities at the Carlos Museum of the Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Griselda Lartey has a combined degree in Psychology and Sociology, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Librarianship from the University of Ghana, Legon.

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