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by Wesley Porter

Category: Social Sciences
Subcategory: Political books
Author: Wesley Porter
ISBN: 0531040852
ISBN13: 978-0531040850
Language: English
Publisher: Watts (1979)
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Most of these folk tales were collected from school children in West Africa. They are stories the children themselves liked to tell. The stories are the adventures of men, women, and children as well as those of lions, monkeys, tortoises, and birds

Most of these folk tales were collected from school children in West Africa. The stories are the adventures of men, women, and children as well as those of lions, monkeys, tortoises, and birds. As in many folk tales, there are lessons to be learnt. It appears that wrongdoing does not really succeed, while doing right will triumph in the end.

South-African Folk-Tales is a book by James Hone├┐ published in 1910. It contains forty-four folk tales from South Africa (some of which are merely different versions of the same story), mostly from the Bushmen, although stories of the Khoikhoi and Zulu are also presented. The stories are almost entirely non-religious in nature, and focus exclusively on animal stories. South-African- Folk Tales on Internet Archive.

There is an interesting narration to tell how African Folk Tales were born. Short Stories African Folk Tales to HOME PAGE. The African people say : The mouse goes everywhere into rich people's houses and into the poorest people's houses, too. In the old days the mouse made stories from all that she saw. Stories were her children. Each story-child had its dress - white, blue, red, green and black. A Cat and Her Strong Friends : African Folk Tales : Fable : Animals Stories. A House in The Sky : African Folk Tales : Fable : Animals Stories. Dinner of The Lion : African Folk Tales : Fable : Animals Stories.

Some of these tales are more fairy than legend and others more folk than fairy

Some of these tales are more fairy than legend and others more folk than fairy. Each story imparts a clear message about right and wrong while showing what colour and variety lies hidden in the monotone of the Sahara. A percentage of the profit from the sale of this book will go towards organisations which offer educational scholarships in Africa. So curl up with these unique West African stories from yesteryear with the knowledge that you have helped sponsor the education of an underprivileged African youth.

They came again to the big tree

2 We take our hearts only at night. The shark with the monkey swam back very quickly. They came again to the big tree. The monkey climbed up the tree saying: "Wait for me! Wait for me! I'll take my heart!" But the monkey did not come back. The shark was swimming and swimming in the water under the tree. Then he shouted: "Friend Monkey, where are you?"

A monkey takes to the trees in order to locate the money the tortoise owes him.
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