Oct 212013

Water is life. Somewhere there is plenty, but in this African village, water is threatened by one greedy man. Can Hemaa and her friends save River Nkwa, and life for her village?

A Voice from the River by Edward Appiah Boakye

Illustrated by Peter Poka Asamoah

A voice came from the river. Sometimes it was loud and clear, but other times it spoke very softly. Only those who were good hearted and brave could hear it call out from the river banks. Hemaa was just such a girl and the voice spoke loud and clear to her!  Find out what Hemaa heard and how she made a difference for her village and her friends in the river!

Copyright 2013 by Edward Appiah Boakye. Published in the United States by Apple Pie Books.


Coming in December, 2013.

Editorial Review

This beautifully illustrated children’s book tells the remarkable story of a girl  named Hemaa, who lives in an African village. Hemaa is very wise and knows water is life. When one greedy man threatens to spoil the river, Hemaa accepts the challenge to fight for the river and save the lives of the people in her village.

Hemaa learns very quickly that she will need help from her classmates and teachers and together, they devise a plan. But progress is more important than life itself to some people in her village and Hemaa’s plan to save the river is threatened.

Kids will love learning about African culture, Hemaa’s lifestyle and what this courageous girl does to save the day!




Denise Mistich

Denise is an author as well as spiritual mentor to many people. She writes from her heart to help little ones find their way in life.
 October 21, 2013  Posted by at 8:48 pm Books for Kids, Featured Books, Uncategorized  Add comments