BookSmart: Premium Collection for West Africa

The premium BookSmart collection contains 200 engaging, high-quality books for children ages 3 to 12 years. Carefully curated, the books support the reading development of children and closely align with regional and national learning outcomes. They can be read online or offline to save data.

The collection includes books from local and international publishers, including Garnet Martmag, Mountype Publishers, Adwinsa Publications, Afram Publications (Ghana), Sub-Saharan Publishers Limited, and Red Oak.

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Books for learning & growth

The premium collection includes a variety of books to meet the learning and socio-emotional needs of pre-primary and primary students:

  • For pre-primary children, the collection includes picture books, wordless books, and books that teach concepts and improve vocabulary. 
  • For primary school students, books reinforce developing skills in letter and sound association. 
  • For children able to tackle more complex texts, the collection includes fiction and non-fiction that help children progress academically while learning about the world around them. 
  • For all ages, storybooks help parents and children explore emotions, fears, or dreams. During stressful times, reading stories for pleasure, discovery, or escape is an important way to support children.


Garnet Martmag Ventures


Garnet Martmag Ventures

Suma Went Walking



Early Learning Concepts

These books help children learn colors, numbers, shapes, and the alphabet with fun illustrations. Children will also improve their memory and motor skills, preparing them for future learning. 

Health & Wellbeing

Young children will learn about their physical, mental, and emotional health. This category includes social-emotional learning books that help children explore their emotions in a safe way. 

Keku and the Hopscotch Challenge

Mountype Publishers

The Magic Tooth

Treasure Books

When Animals Complain 

Mountype Publishing

Parts of the Body

Garnet Martmag Ventures

Short Friendship Between Cat and Mouse

Garnet Martmag Ventures

At The Cocoa Farm

Sam-Woode Ltd.


Nature & Science

These books teach children about the natural world. Children will be introduced to plants, animals, and rocks.

Language Arts

These books help reinforce language development, including fluency and comprehension, in young children. They include rhyming stories and books with repeated pattern sounds that children can enjoy practicing. 

Kofi and the Ghost

Buck Press Limited

Kofi and the Wedding Dress

Buck Press Limited

The Carpenter (Work People do)

Step Publishers

Where is Aba?

Buck Press Limited

Fati and the Green Snake

Sub-Saharan Publishers

Kofi and the Wedding Dress

Buck Press Limited

Social Studies

These books deal with human relationships and the way society works. They help children gain a better understanding of the world around them by introducing topics such as civics, history, and geography.


These storybooks for young children include colorful illustrations and artwork to support storylines. Many of the stories have a moral concept or theme that help children develop important values.

How Frog Lost its Beautiful Legs

Garnet Martmag Ventures

Yennenga the Dagomba Princess

Sub-Saharan Publishers

The End of a Traitor

Red Oak Limited

The hop

Buck Press Limited

The Lost Button

Adwinsa Publications (Gh) Ltd.

The Trader (Work People do)

Step Publishers

Other Fiction & Nonfiction

The fiction books in this category tell stories of love, mystery, adventure, and fantasy. The non-fiction books include a broad range of stories based in fact, so children can broaden their horizons and learn more about their favorite topics.

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A premium collection of
200 books

To see the full list of the 200 books available in the BookSmart premium collection, including a list of authors and publishers, click the link below.