Once Upon a Time in Ghana: Traditional Ewe Stories Retold in English
Recorded on location in the Volta Region in Ghana in 2006-07, these stories are the result of collaboration between Anna Cottrell and Agbotadua Togbi Kumassah. Agbotadua Togbi Kumassah translated the Ewe stories into English and Anna Cottrell has retold them in contemporary English for the wider European market. This edition presents the 24 stories in their original form for the Ghanian market.
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Chapter 1 ATSU ATSUTSE AND THE WASP
Chapter 2 THE MAN THE WOMAN AND THE TWO CHILDREN
Chapter 3 AYIYI THE ANIMALS AND THE TERMITES
Chapter 4 AYIYI THE CHIEF AND THE CHILLIES
Chapter 5 THE GOAT FARMER AND THE THIEF
Chapter 6 THE FATHER AND THE THREE SONS
Chapter 7 THE PRINCESS AND THE DOG
Chapter 8 THE FROG AND THE LIZARD
Chapter 9 THE CATFISH AND THE BIRDS
Chapter 10 THE RACOON THE RAT AND THE LEOPARD
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