The Fate of the Deceitful Tortoise (African Folktale Series)
Age Range: 7 – 12 years
In this beautifully illustrated, collectable library of easy-to-read traditional folktale with their moral lessons, test questions, and activities for the young ones, classic African stories are brought magically to reality. The stories in the African Folktale Series (AFS) are filled with moral lessons that have been handed down from many generations to the present in many African countries from Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroons, Liberia, the Gambia, Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania to Zimbabwe. The traditional African elders who inhabited an ancient continent brimming with wisdom successfully utilized these folktales to socialize their youngsters to the moral requirements of their society to insure order, security and growth.
Kwame A Insaidoo was born in Ghana. He received his early education from Akwasiho Presbyterian Middle School, Fijai and Aggrey Memorial Zion Sec. Schools. Whilst at the University of Ghana, he was awarded an academic scholarship to attend Missouri State University, where he was elected President of Association of International Students. In 1979 he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Economics and attended graduate school at New York University where he received his Master’s Degree in 1988.
Kwame recently retired from his post as the Executive Director of a not-for-profit organisation in New York City, USA. Kwame’s love for writing has earned him over 30 published titles across all categories.