Marie-Thérèse Schins

A box for granddad. Illustrations by Birte Müller

Granddad Mensah is in need of a box for his big journey. “But for what do you need it?”, asks his grandson Kofi who just cannot understand that his granddad – who is still present - needs to go on a journey that no one is allowed to accompany him on, not even Kofi himself.More ...

In Africa, I was never alone

This is the first of several children books by the author about the journeys of 11-year old Doro to other countries and parts of the world.More ...

Marie-Thérèse Schins: In Afrika war ich nie allein
(In Africa, I was never alone)

"In my head, I make my own pictures", says Doro when she hears that one is not allowed to take photos without a special license during the cultural festival in Kumasi.More ...

Gloria and her red lion

14 year old Martha is a drug addict and works as a prostitute in Accra, the capital of Ghana. After a brutal rape by a tourist, she falls pregnant.More ...

Marie-Thérèse Schins: Gloria und ihr roter Löwe
(Gloria and her red lion)

Marie-Thérèse Schins tells the gripping story of young Gloria, an eight year old girl she actually met during a visit to a children’s home in Accra, the capital of Ghana.More ...