Book Publications and Productions over the Years

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The Play Whe Diary

The Play Whe Diary of Dreams, Caprices and Charts, 2012 Edition. This has been an all time best “seller” in Trinidad and Tobago. Play Whe, traditionally known as “Whe Whe” […]

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A Will and A Way – Autobiography of Anthony Sabga

Tony Sabga’s autobiography, published by ANSA McAL, is a commemoration of the lives and adventures of those bold and enterprising men and women from the Middle East who came to […]

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ANSCAFE Book 2014

Design and Artwork: Alice Besson Printed by: The Office Authority Limited                                       […]

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Republic Bank – A Proud Legacy of Service

Written and Designed by: Alice Besson Printing: Scrip-J In 1987, Paria Publishing produced a 150-year anniversary publication for Republic Bank, whose history in Trinidad and Tobago goes back to the […]

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A Work of Art by Angostura

Designed by: Dominic Besson and Alice Besson Printed by: Lightning Source In 2014 Angostura Limited is celebrating its 190th Anniversary. Part of the commemorative festivities was the public exhibition of […]

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Unbelievable Stories from the Caribbean

Andy Campbell’s at it again with with his UNBELIEVABLE Stories!  Andy’s latest publication is a collection of funny, charming and of course, UNBELIEVABLE stories based in a Caribbean setting.You better believe it! Andy […]

Character Education & Citizenry Development

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Far From The Mountain

  “Several years ago I started writing regular commentaries, mainly about political development in my native Trinidad & Tobago. They formed an integral part of my personal blog (www.jyoticommunication.blogspot.com), which […]

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Works by Leroy Clarke

Eyeing De Word LeRoy Clarke is among the very few who possess the gift of metaphor, who are gifted to live in language and know intensely and profoundly that language […]

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Grenada In Wartime

The Tragic loss of the Island Queen and other Memories of World War II Beverley A. Steele’s Grenada in Wartime tells the collective story of what happened to the people […]

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Longing to Belong

Longing to Belong is the fascinating story of Peter De Caigny, more commonly known as Dom Mayeul, the founder of the first Benedictine Monastery in the Caribbean and Central America. […]

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Big Tummy Mummy

  This wonderful book, written by Jessi-Marie Chaves shows the steps that a family of four takes to prepare for the arrival of a new baby. Author: Jessi-Marie Chaves Illustrations […]

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American Chamber of Commerce T&T’s Business Guide

When putting together American Chamber of Commerce T&T’s Business Guide, we work together with their Corporate Communications Committee to ensure that the information included is up-to-date, accurate, and easy to […]

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My Caribbean: A Touch and Feel book

Author Kathryn Hosein, aided by her daughter Alexa, came up with the idea of producing the first ever Caribbean baby “touch-and-feel” book. Photographer Abigail Hadeed did the charming photography, and […]

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Up Before Dawn

One of our book productions for third-party publishers, “Up Before Dawn” chronicles the life of Edward Kent, which spanned the 1920s to 1990s in Grenada and Carriacou, an epoch of […]

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Jesunages

This charming collection of short stories by Kentie Salandy, illustrated by Omari Hutchinson, is a delight to read for anyone who enjoys stories written in our local vernacular.    

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The Tale of the Forest Guardians

The tales of Papa Bois and Mama Glo have been passed down through centuries, ingrained in Trinidadian culture. ‘The Tale of the Forest Guardians’ is up and coming illustrator and […]

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Tommy

“Tommy” is a warm and lovely children’s book we produced for the Henderson Give Life Foundation. It is a true story about a brave little boy who keeps a smile […]

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Youth Undaunted

The launch of Naparima Girls’ High School’s ‘Youth Undaunted’ will mark the school’s 100th anniversary. This special book is a time capsule of the past 100 years of the school, […]

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Wayne Berkeley’s Costume Design Vol. 1

‘Costume Design: Vol. 1’ is the life story and creative work of this outstanding artist from Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean. Wayne Berkeley has distinguished himself in the arena […]

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St. George’s: The Prettiest Town in the West Indies

The town of St. George’s, Grenada, has been the subject of many architectural studies over many years, due to it unique characteristics such as fish-scale roofs and Georgian architecture. It […]

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Works by Fr. Anthony de Verteuil C.S.Sp.

Fr. Anthony de Verteuil C.S.Sp. is the former principal of St. Mary’s College, a historian, and a renowned academic who has produced several books on the history of Trinidad and […]

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The History of Trinidad under the Spanish Government

This two volume history was presented in English in 1982,  over 100 years after it first appeared. The present translation of the first volume is the work of James Alva […]

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Some Famous Women in Hindu Religious Literature

In Hindu religious literature there are many heroines. This booklet gives an insight of some of those who have shown their devotion to truth, honesty, loyalty, fidelity, sincerity and fortitude, […]

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Ralph Baney – A Retrospective

“After an absence of thirty years, Ralph Baney has returned from Elicott City, Maryland, USA, where he has established himself as a renowned sculptor, to show his retrospective in Trinidad, […]

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The Angostura Historical Digest

The stories of these islands have come down to us via the impressions of strangers, transients, travellers, and apologists, analysing, often for the purpose of the creation of polemic. The […]

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BP: Meshing Global Policies to a Community Perspective

BP Trinidad and Tobago (bpTT) is a company with a concrete aspiration to deliver extraordinary business performance with a distinctively Trinidad and Tobago identity within the global BP Group. bpTT […]

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Trees Without Roots

A collection of historical commentaries and photographs depicting aspects of Afro-Caribbean culture by Trinidadian photographer Abigail Hadeed. Includes lists of individual and group exhibitions. Author: Abigail Hadeed

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If Yuh Iron Good You Is King

Pan Pioneers of Trinidad and Tobago. The stories told between the covers of this book present the history of the Steelpan Movement in Trinidad and Tobago in anecdotal form. Kim […]

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Brave Young Grenadians: Loyal British Subjects

“We can only do the right as we see the right and reverently commit our cause to God… The ultimate issues are that [if Hitler’s primitive doctrine of Might is […]

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A Coconuts Life for Me

Introducing A Coconuts Life For Me, a whimsical story about a young Caribbean coconut called Husky. Follow him along the beach as he learns a simple life lesson, while having […]

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Adventure Stories

Andy Campbell’s third fantastic children’s story book — better than ever! Why are homing pigeons so vital to have on board when going on a family outing? Why should old […]

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The Guava Tree

Based on Interviews with family members of the Harford family, photographs and documents in their collection, and pieces of research done by them, this book compiles the knowledge about the […]

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The Mystic Masseur

Essays about the Indian community in Trinidad & Excerpts from the Screenplay. A film by Merchant Ivory Productions. By Gérard Besson and Caryl Phillips In the second half of the […]

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Me and My Gal

“I thought it would be a good idea to write a story about my family. Because unless someone recorded some of the historical events soon, perhaps most of the information […]

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Grenada: Fortitude and the Human Condition

This eclectic pictorial gives a perspective on the life of Grenadians in the late 19th and to the end of the 20th century. After an introduction by George Brizan and […]

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Five Years in World War II

In this book, F/LT. Esmond Farfan, D.F.C., describes his training and experiences as a bomber pilot during the Second World War, taking the reader on a voyage back in time, […]

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A Journey of Memories

In the first two decades of this century, there existed a phenomenon called the “postcard craze”. Hundreds of thousands of postcards were mailed throughout the world. Postcard clubs were formed; […]

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The Boy from Tacarigua

The extraordinary Captain Garth Lyder, D.F.C., was born on the 5th of January, 1914 at Tacarigua, a small village east of Port of Spain. Because of the early death of […]

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“The Wild Brush of Wind” by Ana Ferreira

Ana Ferreira is truly an amazing person: she can write and illustrate children’s books. Which is in itself maybe not so amazing, but consider Ana’s age when she wrote and […]

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Book of Trinidad

The Book of Trinidad, a perennial favourite with Trinidadians all over the world, is an eclectic mix of travelogues, recipes, newspaper reports, official records, the seminal work of historians and, […]

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The Story of the Clydesdale Club in Trinidad and Tobago 1897 –2007

Originally, the Club’s roots had been in football. Part of its legend was that it had introduced the beautiful game to these islands and had pioneered inter-territorial matches in its […]

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Three Scary Stories by Andy Campbell

Andy Campbell’s second children’s book — gripping adventure stories from the Caribbean! Shark attack! Bull attack! Snake attack! Lost at sea! In these stories, Trinidadian children have the most nerve-wracking […]

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Public Relations: A 40-Year Journey by Roy Mitchell

This work opens up new, challenging and daunting perspectives for the practice of the profession in ways never before documented in Trinidad and Tobago. Ernest Roy Mitchell is one of […]

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Stories from the Cockpit by Andy Campbell

From Grommit, the vulture that falls first from its nest and then in love with a human lady; to Squirrel Coconuts, who ends up by mistake in the hold of […]

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Trinidad’s Doctor’s Office by Vincent Tothill

An amusing diary by a young Scottish physician in Trinidad in the 1920s. Picture this: San Fernando, Trinidad, 1920. Longing for the tropics, the young medicus Dr. Vincent Tothill signs […]

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First in Trinidad by Michael Anthony

Michael Anthony’s classic “First in Trinidad”, republished as the first title in our Paria Classics series, is now available online! This charming, fully illustrated book contains entertaining and informative short […]

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Port of Spain in a World at War by Michael Anthony

This book, the second volume of the History of Port-of-Spain, deals with events in the city during the years of the Second World War. It tells of the anxieties, the […]

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The Making of Port of Spain by Michael Anthony

In this book, Michael Anthony journeys through the early settlement days of Port-of-Spain to the era of the Second World War in 1939. His topics include the Spanish invasion of […]

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Caribbean Fables by Dorothy St. Aubyn

Do you know how the dog got its cold nose? Or why the crab has a flat back? How the wild animals came to the earth, and how the Caribbean […]