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THE OLD LION AND THE JACKAL - An Aesop's Fable - Baba Indaba Children's Stories Issue 30
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 940. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 13, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In Issue 30 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Aesop’s fable about an old lion who pretends to be ill. But is he as ill as he is making out to be? Look out for the moral at the end of the story.
WHY THE WHITECROW NEVER SPEAKS - An African Folktale - The Baba Indaba Children's Stories Issue 29
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,520. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 13, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In Issue 29 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the South African tale of the council of the birds and the reason why the Whitecrow never speaks. Look out for the moral in the story!
THE EAGLE AND THE CROW - Baba Indaba Children's Stories Issue 28
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 940. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 13, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In Issue 28 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Aesop’s fable about the Eagle and the Crow. The crow is misguided and thinks he is an eagle, with disastrous circumstances. Look out for the moral in the tale!
THE SOOTHSAYERS WIFE AND THE HODJA - Baba Indaba Children's Stories Issue 27
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,890. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 13, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In Issue 27 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Persian tale of the Soothsayer’s Wife and the (poor) Hodja. - a teacher of sorts who wants to improve his lot in life. But just how does the hodja succeed?
THE WOLF AND THE KID - an Aesop's Fable for children - Baba Indaba Children's Stories Issue 26
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,050. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 13, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In Issue 26 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Aesop’s fable of the Wolf and the Kid. A kid goat was frolicking and playing so much he did not hear the call to go home. The wolf sees the lone goat and sees a chance for dinner. But what happens? Look for the moral in the story.
MISS SALT, MISS PEPPER, THE SAUCES AND MISS ONION LEAVES - The Baba Indaba Children's Stories Issue 25
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,690. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 12, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In Issue 25 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the West African folktale about Miss Salt and Miss Pepper and their friends the Sauces and the Onion Leaves. They hear of a handsome youth and go off to see if they can win his attention. On the way poor little Onion Leaves is mocked and asked to walk elsewhere because she smells so much. But what happens next?
SALT - A Russian Folktale - Issue 24 of the Baba Indaba Childrens Stories
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 12, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In Issue 24 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Russian tale of SALT and that of Ivan the Ninny. His father gave two great ships to Ivan’s older brothers and a small, worn-out ship with patchwork sails to Ivan and sends them across to trade. But Ivan comes back with his ship laden with treasure and a Princess on his arm, while his brothers don’t have much to show.
THE ELEPHANT GIRLIE FACE - Issue 22 in the Baba Indaba Children's Stories
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,270. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 12, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In Issue 22 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Eastern Jataka (Buddhist) tale of how an elephant, named Girlie Face, overhears the conversation of two men who only have bad intentions in mind. Thinking this is how he is supposed to act he shocks his keepers until a wise man works out what the problem is. Look out for the moral of the tale.
HOW THE TURTLE SAVED HIS OWN LIFE - Issue 21 in the Baba Indaba Childrens Series
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,250. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 12, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In Issue 21 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Eastern Jataka (Buddhist) tale of how a turtle saved his own life by keeping quiet and listening to what his captors had to say about him.
ARA AND SEMIRAMIS - Issue 20 in the Baba Indaba Children's Stories
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. You set the price! Words: 1,400. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 11, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In issue 20 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Armenian tale of how Queen Semiramis desired King Ara for her consort. King Ara rebuffed all her advances. Filled with rage she attacked King Ara’s kingdom, with disastrous results.
THE STORY ABOUT A BEAUTIFUL MAIDEN - Issue 19 in the Baba Indaba Children's Stories
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. You set the price! Words: 1,120. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 11, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In issue 19 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the West African, Hausa folktale about how a chameleon used his brains and outwitted the Hartebeest and other animals to win the hand of the most beautiful maiden in the land. This is in effect the African version of the Tortoise and the Hare.
AMEEN AND THE GHOUL - Issue 15 in the Baba Indaba Children's Stories
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 11, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In issue 15, Baba Indaba narrates the story of AMEEN AND THE GHOUL. Ameen is tired of his life of poverty and seemingly endless toil. With little or no reward. He knows of the Valley of the Angel of Death where few fear to tread, filled with Ghouls, Jinns, other evil spirits and …….treasure! With nothing to lose, Ameen sets off to pit his wits against the Ghouls. But what will the outcome be?
CONKIAJGHARUNA - Issue 14 in the Baba Indaba Series
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. You set the price! Words: 2,430. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 11, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In issue 14, Baba Indaba narrates the story of CONKIAJGHARUNA. It is believed that folklore and tales are believed to have originated in India and made their way overland along the Silk and Spice routes and through Central Asia before arriving in Europe. As such, this Georgian version of Cinderella is more than likely closer to the original than you're ever likely to read.
THE MONKEY AND THE CROCODILE - Issue 13 in the Baba Indaba Children's Stories
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. You set the price! Words: 1,650. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 11, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In issue 13 of the Baba Indaba children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Buddhist Jataka tale of the Monkey and the Crocodile. A crocodile on the mighty Indus river tries to seduce a monkey with only one intention in mind. But will the monkey fall for his deceptive talk?
THE MOON THAT SHONE ON THE PORCELAIN PAGODA - Issue 11 the Baba Indaba Children's Stories
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. You set the price! Words: 2,770. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 11, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In issue 11 of the Baba Indaba children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Chinese tale of the Porcelain Pagoda and how the Emperor wanted his magicians to build him a bridge to the moon. You'll have to read the story to find out if they did.....?
THE LOST MESSAGE - Issue 10 in the Baba Indaba Children's Stories
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,160. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 10, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In issue 10 of the Baba Indaba children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the African story of The Lost Message. The King of the Insects sends a message to all the varieties of ants showing them how to work together in harmony. But the message is lost along the way with disastrous results. Read the story to find out what these consequences were.
THE TORTOISE AND THE DUCKS - Issue 8 in the Baba Indaba Children's Stories
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 940. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 10, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In issue 8 of the Baba Indaba children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Aesop's fable about the Tortoise and the Ducks and how "foolish curiosity and vanity often lead to misfortune."
TWO ANANSI STORIES - Issue 7 in the Baba Indaba Children's Stories
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 960. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 10, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In issue 7 of the Baba Indaba children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates two more Anansi stories about the mischievous antics of Anansi the West African trickster spider. The stories are – WHY THE JACK-SPANIARD'S WAIST IS SMALL and THE KING AND THE ANT'S TREE.
ANANSI AND THE LION - Issue 6 in the Baba Indaba Children's Stories
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In issue 6 of the Baba Indaba children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Anansi story about how Anansi, the West African trickster spider, tricks Mr Lion into doing something he would not ordinarily do. So well run is the trick that Mr Lion has to beg help from passers by to extricate himself from his predicament.
THE WATCHMAKER - Issue 4 in the Baba Indaba Children's Stories
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 10, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In issue 4 of the Baba Indaba children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Romanian story of The Watchmaker. A story about how an uneducated but intelligent boy applies himself and rises to a very high office in the land. But is what he has achieved been enough to win the hand of the princess? Well you'll just have to read the story to find out.