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Mr Bempong’s House


Who could have built such an imposing mansion? And was it true that behind the high walls   lived a scary old man who had no tolerance for children? Oh, the Bempong’s caused                          such a stir when they moved  onto Nim Tree Road!

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About the author

Adwoa Badoe trained and practiced as a physician in her native Ghana, but since coming to Canada, she has naturally evolved into an author, storyteller, educator, and African dance artist whose vibrant and infectious performances make her hugely popular with children and adults alike. 

Adwoa’s first Childrens book, Crabs for Dinner was published in 1995.  Since then she has published over 14 books including The Queen’s New Shoes, The pot of wisdom and Nana’s Cold Days. She also writes for markets in Africa through Macmillan Educational and Smartline Publishing: Memuna’s Baby, A Wedding Story, Radio Rescue and Street.

She currently lives in Guelph Ontario.


Adwoa Badoe







Age range

7 to 10

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