“Atukwei Okai has more skill with purely rhythmic effect than any other living poet. Okai has little hauteur. His windows lie open, and between the panes drift love and lush vegetation. Poetry is what happens when the air-conditioning fails.” Robert Fraser, West African Poetry, A Critical History
A Pawpaw on a Mango Tree
Introduce your children to this beautifully-illustrated trilogy of verses and chants from the famed poet, Atukwei Okai.
A Pawpaw on a Mango Tree is a collection of verses and chants for children. And it comes at last to fill the long-starved world of our children with music and fantasy, beauty and joy.