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The Agony (Wahala) of King Zontaba II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,880. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General
When Princess Zorka set out on a mushroom hunt with her maids, she did not know that she would not return to the Kingdom of Nzorkor for the next five years. Years go by with no sign of the princess. The warriors of Nzorkor search everywhere in the Evil Forest but are unsuccessful in finding her. King Zontaba II, afraid that he may be responsible for her disappearance consults a sorcerer...
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.
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?
THE GIRL FROM THE EARLY RACE WHO MADE THE STARS - Issue 16 in the Baba Indaba Children's Stories
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. You set the price! Words: 1,780. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 11, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
In issue 16 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the San Bushman tale of THE GIRL FROM THE EARLY RACE WHO MADE THE STARS. This story has echos of the Zulu story “The Stars and the Road of Stars” book 1 in the Baba Indaba Children’s Stories which tells of a maiden who created the stars and the Milky Way.
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.
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.
WHY THE HARE HAS A SLIT NOSE - Issue 2 in the Baba Indaba Children's Stories
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,840. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 10, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
In Issue 2 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba tells the ancient African tale of how the hare came to have a slit nose. The story also tells pf how the moon came to receive the scratches on her face and why children should not fight.
Dance
Price: Free! Words: 580. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
A descriptive narrative about a girl whose love for music and fun lead her to change her destiny and the world.
Flight Of The Eland
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Adventure » General
Read the story about a young San boy, as he undertakes a mystical journey to learn about how his people came to be.