Award-Winning African Folk Tales

  • ...
    Next:
  • Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky
    MY GIFT LISTS
    In this adaptation of an African folk-tale, the sun and the moon live on the earth. They build a large house so the water people can visit them, but so many arrive that they are forced to move to the sky. Copyright (C) Muze Inc. 2005. For personal use only. All rights reserved.
    Next:
  • Sukey and the Mermaid
    MY GIFT LISTS
    A beautiful brown-skinned mermaid takes Sukey away from her wicked step-father and into the depths of the sea. But Sukey longs to return to the real world in this tale drawn from African American folk traditions. Copyright (C) Muze Inc. 2005. For personal use only. All rights reserved.
    Next:
  • Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears?
    MY GIFT LISTS
    Boldly colored illustrations accompany this retelling of the West African legend that explains the annoying habit of mosquitoes. When a mosquito tells a ridiculous story to an iguana, the iguana gets so fed up with the mosquito's lies that he puts two sticks in his ears so he can block out the sound of the mosquito's voice. Unfortunately, this sets off a disastrous chain of events that...
    Next:
  • Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky
    THEY ALSO
    MIGHT LIKE...

LET US HELP YOU FIND THE PERFECT GIFT

Find a
gift for a
that’s