my children’s books

The Lucky One
The Osu Children’s Library Fund 2008, reprinted 2017)

Ten year old Masawoud Zakari, born severely disabled with damaged legs and club feet, was never able to walk. A meeting with a Canadian filmmaker changed his life forever.


Amoako and the Forest
(The Osu Children’s Library Fund 2008)

Amoako is a chainsaw operator and lives with his family in Mim, a town in Central Ghana. This true story describes his day in the forest reserve and highlights the importance of one of Ghana’s natural resources.

David’s Day at the Mine
(The Osu Children’s Library Fund 2008)
David Ansah lives in the Western region of Ghana where he works as an excavator operator at a large open-pit gold mine. This true story describes David’s work day and the mining of gold, one of Ghana’s most valuable natural resources.

Just Call Me Brother:
A Story of Faith and Determination
(The Osu Children’s Library Fund 2011)
From an early age, Brother Tarcisius, who was born in the Netherlands, felt a calling to help others. Soon after arriving in Ghana in 1961, he opened the Orthopaedic Training Centre in Nsawam to bring hope and assistance to physically-challenged children and adults.

This book celebrates the 2011 Golden Jubilee of the Orthopaedic Training Centre in Ghana.


All four books may be purchased on-line from