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book and video

book only, $18.00
dvd only, $6.00
book+dvd, $24.00
artist: Gilbert "Bobbo" Ahiagble
vendor: davi lojo
item #AC4-261

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"Master Weaver From Ghana" book and video.
Co-authored by Louise Meyer (Davi Lojo) and Master weaver Gilbert "Bobbo" Ahiagble. This book pays homage to the work of all our artisan ancestors by making visible the shared family production process and the extraordinary Kente cloth fabrics made by one Kente weaver and his family.

cloth cover 32 pages 8 1/2" x 11" color photographs

Awards: Notable Books for children, 1998, Smithsonian Institution. Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 1999, The Children's Book Council & National Council For The Social Studies. Best Book for Young Children, 1999, African Studies Association.

The companion educational Video contains two segments. The first is a narration of the book while Bobbo weaves. In the second Bobbo explains the parts of the loom and the process of weaving Kente cloth. Running time: 24 minutes 

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