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THE HORSE AND THE TURTLE - a Jamaican Anansi Story - Baba Indaba Children's Stories - Issue 61
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. Price: Free! Words: 920. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 14, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
ISSN: 2397-9607 Issue 61 In Issue 61 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Jamaican Anansi story of the bet between the Turtle and the Horse – in effect the Jamaican Anansi version of the hare and the tortoise. Written in pidgin English, this story must be spoken with a Jamaican accent. The story is accompanied by sheet music for a calypso-style ditty about the tale.
Anansi and Company: Retold Jamaican Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
How do you escape a hungry tiger? Why do ram-goats smell? What happens if you get too greedy? In this collection of ten retold Jamaican stories, Anansi the spider tricks, sings, and dances his way into and out of trouble. As a trickster, Anansi has both good and bad traits, which makes him very human and his stories teach lessons for all of us.