The Cross Drums by Meshack Asare


In this tale by Meshack Asare, one of Africa’s best loved children’s authors, a young shepherd meets another boy from a rival village, down by the boabob tree. The two boys, aided by a mysterious drum maker, confront their villages’ age-old animosity.

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