Abela Publishing has been established as a Social Enterprise. By this we mean we donate 10% of all our profits to charities, schools and special causes. Indeed ABELA is the Zulu word for "to share or distribute".
Abela Publishing publishes mainly children's books, ,folklore, fairy tales, myths and legends from around the world. In this we include YA fiction but also publish a limited amount of adult contemporary fiction.
Fort McCain, New Mexico at the turn of the 20th C. and an investigation into the death of an Indian. Flashback forty years to the murder of a soldier at Ft McCain. Two men on the run join a gang of renegades but this is too much for them and instead they help the victims of the gang. After a fight, the two take off with two Mexican beauties with the law and the renegades firmly on their trail.
In issue 11 of the Baba Indaba children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Chinese tale of the Porcelain Pagoda and how the Emperor wanted his magicians to build him a bridge to the moon. You'll have to read the story to find out if they did.....?
n issue 12 of the Baba Indaba children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates a tale from the Highlands of Scotland about a Hoodie (a magical being) who tricks a (mortal) maiden into marriage. Her sisters eventually work out the deception and set off to rescue her. But is rescue what she really wants...?
In issue 13 of the Baba Indaba children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Buddhist Jataka tale of the Monkey and the Crocodile. A crocodile on the mighty Indus river tries to seduce a monkey with only one intention in mind. But will the monkey fall for his deceptive talk?
In issue 14, Baba Indaba narrates the story of CONKIAJGHARUNA. It is believed that folklore and tales are believed to have originated in India and made their way overland along the Silk and Spice routes and through Central Asia before arriving in Europe. As such, this Georgian version of Cinderella is more than likely closer to the original than you're ever likely to read.
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.
In issue 17 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Jewish/Persian tale of BOSTANAI - a story about the Jewish people during their captivity/exile in Babylon and how a cruel monarch was taught a lesson.
In issue 18 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the American Indian, Ojibway story about the maiden who came from the stars who after searching the land for a suitable home, chose to make her home amongst them.
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 20 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Armenian tale of how Queen Semiramis desired King Ara for her consort. King Ara rebuffed all her advances. Filled with rage she attacked King Ara’s kingdom, with disastrous results.