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?
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.
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.