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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 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 Great Tree
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Gnomes, sprites, spiders, squirrels, bats, the Great Cat, the Great Bird and even a princess, makes their homes at the Great Tree. In spite of their differences the creatures of the Great Tree get along fairly well...until the pony arrives.
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.
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.
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."
The Stars and The Road of Stars - Issue 1 Baba Indaba Childrens Stories
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,710. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 10, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Issue 1 in the Baba Indaba Children's Stories series. Here Baba Indaba, the old Zulu storyteller, narrates the ancient Zulu tale about a maiden from the early race who made stars and the road of stars (Milky Way) and how she went about doing this.
This One or That One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
The comic, "This One or That One," is an adaptation of the African-American folktale "The Mango Trees." It is the story of a young man who plants two fruit trees but has so much trouble trying to decide which fruit to eat first, that he never gets to eat any. The story gently teaches a lesson about indecision. It is a colorful, silly tale that is easy to read on a beginning first grade level.
Nogard The Dragon
Series: The Gyani Books of Fairy Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse
Nogard the little dragon lives in a quaint village of vegetarian, compassionate, and loving dragons. He does not do a very good job of guarding the food, gets growled at, and runs away. He becomes so lost and sad. He is found by Gyani and friends and all ends well.
Where Is The Key?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
This contemporary retelling of a middle eastern folktale is in full color comic format. 'Where Is The Key' is as silly as the original version. The controlled vocabulary makes it easy to read, and the surprise ending brings a laugh.
Wiley and the Hairy Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
(5.00 from 1 review)
This popular Southern U.S. folktale becomes an engaging, easy to read comic. Beginning readers will cheer Wiley on, as he and his mother outsmart the Hairy Man. With the support of the delightful black and white illustrations and the accessibility of the Dolch sight words, kindergarten/first grade level readers will zoom through the comic and look for more.
Fairy Gyani and Friends
Series: The Gyani Books of Fairy Stories, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 460. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Chani the magic cat hears some beautiful music. Chani sees into other worlds but not in the human world.She finds Gyani the Peacock Angel.The music is Gyani's singing.Gyani sings in rhyme and hides her face from view.She has fairy dust and a magic carpet.Gyani & Chani fly off together on the magic carpet on many adventures.They help sad and lost little beings to find their way "home" to happiness.
Pot of Gold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
(5.00 from 1 review)
This Irish folktale, The Pot of Gold, is retold in comic format. The illustrations and controlled vocabulary make it perfect for beginning readers.
Gnork!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: Dutch. Published: February 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Dit verhaal gaat over een lief klein dwergvolkje, de Gnorkjes geheten. Ze wonen in een grote vallei tussen hele hoge bergen. Niemand die ze daar nu iets doet. Dat was vroeger wel anders... Het is een ideaal voorleesverhaal. Twee maanden geleden als eerste op mijn eigen kinderen uitgeprobeerd en elke avond vragen ze opnieuw om eruit voorgelezen te worden. Geschikt vanaf 4 tot 8 jaar.
Big Is Not Always Better
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
"Big Is Not Always Better" is an adaptation of an African folk tale. Although the turtle in this story may be small, he shows that he is smart and cunning. The bright color illustrations and the controlled vocabulary make this comic book engaging and easy to read.
Gyani and The Gumboot Fairies
Series: The Gyani Books of Fairy Stories, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / Other, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In an ancient land,long ago,there was a village of Patupaiarehe (mystical Maori fairies).These Turehu had festivals every season and had many happy ties with other villages and with the Pari (fairies) from India.Their autumn festival consisted of a gumboot throwing competition and a competition to see which child had the most gorgeous gumboots.Gyani and friends save the day after some trouble.
Little Red Hen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Little Red Hen has long been a popular folktale, and now it is an easy to read comic book. The bright colors and controlled vocabulary make it perfect for beginning readers.
Goblin Spells Unicorns
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012 by Christina Worrell worrellchristinam@gmail.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Grub and Ditto, two young goblins, learn a valuable lesson while working for a struggling wizard. Being lazy, dishonest, and greedy gets goblins nowhere. When a spell backfires, because of their silly and irresponsible behavior, and produces a unicorn their lives are turned upside down.
Helping Out
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In this full color comic book, a helpful elephant gets in a difficult situation. Fortunately the wise, yet tricky rabbit is able to solve the problem. The controlled vocabulary makes this book prefect for beginning readers.
My House is Too Full
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
This comic, "My House Is Too Full," is a retelling of the popular Yiddish folktale "It Could Always Be Worse." Feeling that his situation is too difficult, the main character seeks the advice of a wise teacher. With a funny turn of events, the man comes to find out that his situation wasn't so bad after all. Written with first grade basic sight words, this story is perfect for beginning readers.

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