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The Ghanaian Goldilocks

The Ghanaian Goldilocks
The Ghanaian Goldilocks Book, a Modern West African Tale

by Dr. Tamara PIzzoli, illustrated by Phil Howell

Set in Accra, Ghana, The Ghanaian Goldilocks is a modern twist on the classic Goldilocks fairytale. Like traditional kente cloth, West African culture and themes are woven seamlessly into the story of a boy with sun lightened hair named Kofi, better known to his friends and family as Goldilocks. Like the Goldilocks in the traditional tale, Kofi has been known to get into some trouble here and there, but it’s an unexpected visit to a neighbor’s house that teaches him a valuable lesson of a lifetime.


February 27, 2015 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment