The real face behind “My First Copy Book” Icon Photo Revealed
The real face of the young girl used as the face of “My First Copy Book” has been revealed.
In a trending photo, the “now-old” Mrs. Arabia Swaniker has recreated the iconic photo used as the face of the 1967-published handwriting book.
“My First Copy Book” is a writing book having alphabets and tracing patterns geared toward building and improving the handwriting skills of learners.
The book is the perfect handwriting book designed for preschoolers, kindergarteners, and primary school students who want to enhance their writing skills by practicing strokes, lines, numbers, printed letters, and short words.
The perfecting for the writing is meant to be guided by a teacher, parent, or caregiver so that the learner can be on track as they practice.
In Ghana, it is one of the most well-known handwriting books that schools recommend for learners to build and better their writing skills.
Since the publication of the first book, the publishing company used a photo of a young girl as the face. Revealing the real face, it is now known that Mrs. Arabia Swaniker was the face behind the famous used handwriting book.
When was “My First Copy Book” published?
The design and artwork of the book were first published by F.A Gyampo & Ghana Publishing Company Limited in 1967.