African Tales

$16.99

This anthology includes eight traditional tales from all over Africa. Unforgettable tales of bravery, wisdom, wit, and heroism, with gorgeous hand-sewn collage artwork decorated with African beads.

Availability: Only 1 left in stock

Gift Wrap

We offer complimentary gift wrap! Simply check the giftwrap style below if you want us to wrap this item for you.

Product price
Additional options total:
Order total:

Get swept away by 8 traditional tales from 8 different African nations retold by master storyteller Gcina Mhlophe, a well-known South African activist, actor, poet, playwright and director. Mhlophe provides a fascinating, fact-filled introduction to each story about the country it comes from to boost young readers’ reading comprehension, global awareness, and geography knowledge.

The stories include:

  • Nolwandle, Girl of the Waves (Namibia)
  • Makhosi and the Magic Horns (Malawi)
  • Masilo and Masilonyana (Lesotho)
  • The Great Hunter (Swaziland)
  • Sea Wind (Senegal)
  • Ananse and the Impossible Quest (Ghana)
  • The Story of the Wise Mother (Sudan)
  • Everything Changes, Everything Passes (Ethiopia)

With the author’s keen insight and Rachel Griffin’s delicate embroidered illustrations, this anthology is truly one-of-a-kind.

Ages 8+

Brand

Barefoot Books

Ages

8+

Shopping Cart
Scroll to Top
X