Books tagged: xhosa

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How the ostrich lost his fire and other stories
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Curious about why the warthog shuffles on his knees or how the ostrich lost his fire? Then read on for a collection of short animal stories from the Nama, San, Sotho, Xhosa and Zulu people.
The Inkalimeva and the hare
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The Inkalimeva is a mythical and fabulous creature according to Xhosa mythology. Read about the time when there was a severe drought and the Inkalimeva tried to sneak the food of the other animals!
The tale of the three donkeys
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Join Fikile and Jama on their journey to sell their last donkey in a bid to survive the drought that has hit their village...
A Is For Africa
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Price: Free! Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
If you don't know your Aye-Ayes from your Ostriches; Kony from Mobutu; Somali pirates from Zulu warriors,then this is the book for you. A is for Africa the ultimate A to Z guide to the world's most captivating continent. A is for Africa offers all that is the weird, wonderful, and fascinating about the landmass best known for being shaped like the head of a T-Rex
Rainbow Nation Navigation - A practical guide to South African cultures (revised edition)
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 60,760. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
With 11 official languages and an abundance of cultures, interacting with South Africans can be very complicated. Rainbow Nation Navigation offers a guide to the background, history and habits of each main South African culture: from Zulu to Afrikaner; Tswana to Xhosa; Pedi to Venda. Fun illustrations. Fascinating facts. Updated statistics. Main greetings tips. Even taxi culture!