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The Weeping Animals and Road Safety Measures (Children’s Safety Series #4)
The Weeping Animals and Road Safety Measures is the fourth of the Children’s Safety Series by J.B. Pokoo-Aikins. It is made up of African stories that provide entertainment as well as road safety guidelines that can help children to stay safe on the road.
King Lion issued a strong warning to all animals to observe complete silence in the forest for two nights. Soon afterwards, King Lion and his two children were found weeping bitterly in the night after a vehicle had knocked down and killed the third child. What caused the accident?
Papa Tawa, an experienced driver with a damaged left foot, remembered an unhappy event in his life. He visited the school his children attended and gave a talk at assembly on safety on the road.
The journey to the village of Kotoku brought smiles to the faces of Madam Tawa and her two children. One their return home, they saw an accident involving a car which made the children worried and sad.
J.B. Pokoo-Aikins is a Senior Police Officer who attended St. Augustine's College, Cape Coast and acquired his Master's Degree in Library Studies at the University of Ghana, Legon and a Bachelor's Degree in Publishing at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi. He has other qualificationsin Law Enforcement. The author is a native of Cape Coast and currently a Ghana Police Librarian and a Directing Staff at the Ghana Police College, Accra, Ghana.
He has written other children's storybooks including 'Police Friends and the Troubled Children', 'Our Safe Future' and 'Firefighters and the Sad Festival'. His interests are in the fight against bribery, corruption and indiscipline, children's safety as well as helping Ghanaian farmers to uplift their morale and image.