Ballah Makes Shapes
Ballah Makes Shapes
Author: Augustus Yarkerseh Voahn , Shabamukama Osbert (Illustrator)
Publish: August 20, 2017
Publisher: Village Tales Publishing
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1945408199
Pages: 44
Dimension: 6 x 0.11 x 9 inches

One day in class, Ms. Wleh taught her first-grade class about shapes. Ballah wanted to learn more. When he got home, he noticed there were all kinds of different shapes everywhere in Soul Clinic Community where he lives. So he decided to make some shapes and share them with the class.

Author Details:

Augustus Yarkerseh Voahn was born in Zuolay, Nimba County, in the northeastern region of Liberia. A social worker, Mr. Voahn works in many rural communities in Liberia, including Community Development, Child Protection, Women Empowerment, and Girls Education. A booklover since childhood, Mr. Voahn’s favorite subjects in school were Literature and English. He joined the Liberia Association of Writers (LAW) in 2009 and through their sponsorship, wrote two children’s books that were published by Reading Liberia/WE-CARE Foundation in partnership with Canada Overseas Development Education (CODE)—Under The Bridge (2010) and Swimming At ten (2013). Mr. Voahn writes for both adults and children.

He lives in Monrovia, Liberia, with his three beautiful daughters; Gertrude, Augusta, and Valerie, who loves reading and writing as well.

Shabamukama Osbert
Author Details:

Shabamukama Osbert is a painter, structural designer, and illustrator. Art has always been a passion, earning his bachelor’s degree in industrial and fine art from Makerere University. Since joining Village Tales Publishing in 2016, Osbert has illustrated several books; Ballah Makes Shapes, Toby Pannoh’s Good Manners for Boys and Girls, Little Brava Lydia, Better Together, Keeping Secrets, and the characters for Camp Pootie-cho series.

During his free time, he enjoys photography, traveling, painting, and doing illustrations. Mr. Osbert currently lives in Kampala, Uganda.