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The Illustrated Series #1: Jack and the beanstalk
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 860. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
An illustrated mesmerising world of Jack and the beanstalk. A colourful and enjoyable journey through the magical world of beans.
The Ballad of the Wayfaring Stranger and the Dead Man's Whore
Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
"The Ballad of the Wayfaring Stranger and the Dead Man's Whore" weaves a story of loss and return from back-country spook stories, backroom blues and best-forgotten secrets.
The Pi-a-saw Bird
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,500. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012 by Richard Stooker. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
In 1673 the first European explorers to travel down the Mississippi River spot on the high, sheer bluffs the painting of a huge, winged monster. Where does it come from? Why did somebody take the trouble and risk to paint it on bluff face? The Indians told them the terrifying story of a man-eating dragon-like creature, and the brave chief who killed it.
The tale of the three donkeys
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Adventure » General
Join Fikile and Jama on their journey to sell their last donkey in a bid to survive the drought that has hit their village...
The Adventures of the Frog Prince
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,150. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Prince had problems; he was stranded in a moat and was trying to come to terms with being small, green and surprisingly springy. Now not only must he battle to control his new body, which is frequently prone to malfunction, but he must also avoid being eaten by things that are bigger than him as he tries to find his way back to the castle to find out who wants him out of the way and why.
The hungry lion and the donkey
Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Adventure » General
Free eBook narrating the short Sotho story of the hungry lion and the donkey.
The Inkalimeva and the hare
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Adventure » General
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 Jackal and the Sun Child
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Read about the curious encounter of the jackal and the sun child and learn why the jackal has a black mark on his back. Adapted from stories by the Nama.
Why the warthog shuffles on his knees
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Adventure » General
Curious about why the warthog shuffles on his knees? Adapted from stories of the Zulu.
How the ostrich lost his fire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Curious about why the ostrich can't fly and is covered with black feathers? Read the story on how ostrich lost his fire. Adapted from stories of the San.