Ghanaian Childrens Writers Books LLC

ISBN: 9781156996720

Published: May 26th 2010

Paperback

28 pages


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Ghanaian Childrens Writers  by  Books LLC

Ghanaian Childrens Writers by Books LLC
May 26th 2010 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 28 pages | ISBN: 9781156996720 | 3.53 Mb

Chapters: Peggy Cripps, Efua Sutherland, Meshack Asare, Mercy Adoma Owusu-Nimoh. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 26. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from moreMoreChapters: Peggy Cripps, Efua Sutherland, Meshack Asare, Mercy Adoma Owusu-Nimoh.

Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 26. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Enid Margaret Peggy Appiah, MBE (b. 21 May 1921 - 11 February 2006) was a British childrens author. She was the daughter of former Chancellor of the Exchequer Stafford Cripps and Lady Cripps and the wife of Ghanaian lawyer and political activist Joe Appiah.

Enid Margaret Cripps was born in Goodfellows, Gloucestershire, just across the county border from the home of her parents, Stafford Cripps and Isobel (nee) Swithinbank, in the village of Filkins, Oxfordshire, the youngest of four children. The family had only recently moved into Goodfellows, the home in Filkins where Peggy grew up- a Cotswold-style manor house, whose decoration and development owed much to the influence of Sir Lawrence Weaver, the architect, who was, with his wife, Kathleen, one of the Cripps closest friends.

Mrs. Weaver died in 1927 of pneumonia. When Sir Lawrence also died in 1930, their two sons, Purcell and Toby, were, in effect, adopted by the Crippses. In later life, Peggy always regarded them as her brothers. Growing up in the country, in the care of her mother and her beloved nanny, Elsie Lawrence, and with the companionship of her sister Theresa, she spent much of her childhood exploring the English countryside, collecting the wildflowers and the fruits and mushrooms that grew in the hedgerows and meadows of the 500 acres (2.0 km) of her fathers farm and the surrounding woods and fields.

As members of the British Wildflower Society, she and her sister learned how to identify plants and got to know the common and Latin names of many of them. She was to transfer this interest in later years to the flora of Ghana. This love of the countryside was somet...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=437934



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