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THE WIND RIDER - A Norse/Viking Tale with a Moral

by Anon E Mouse

In Issue 41 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Norse legend of The Wind Rider - A long, time ago, in a land far, far away, a magician was once upon a time much put out with a young...


TWO AESOPS FABLES - The Old Lion and the Jackal PLUS Mercury and the Woodsman

by Anon E. Mouse

In this 30th issue of the Baba Indaba’s Children's Stories series, Baba Indaba, ever wanting to teach his children, narrates two more Æsop’s Fables. The first is the fable about “the Old Lion and the...


Why The Whitecrow never Speaks - A Zulu Legend

by Anon E. Mouse

In this 29th issue of the Baba Indaba’s Children's Stories series, Baba Indaba narrates the African story about “Why the Whitecrow Never Speaks” also known locally as Tink-Tinkie.  The birds hold a conference...


TWO MORE AESOPS FABLES - The Eagle and the Crow PLUS The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

by Anon E. Mouse

In this 28th issue of the Baba Indaba’s Children's Stories series, Baba Indaba narrates two more Aesop’s Fables about the “The Eagle and the Crow” and “The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse.”

A crow...


The Soothsayer and the Hodja - A fairy tale from Persia

by Anon E. Mouse

In this 27th issue of the Baba Indaba’s Children's Stories series, Baba Indaba narrates the ancient Persian tale of “The Soothsayer’s Wife and the Hodja”.

The wife of a Jack-of-All-Trades wants to improve...


TWO AESOPS FABLES - The Wolf and the Kid PLUS The Dog, The Cock and the Fox

by Anon E. Mouse

Baba Indaba is a fictitious Zulu storyteller who narrates children's stories from around the world. Baba Indaba translates as "Father of Stories".

In this 26th issue of the Baba Indaba’s Children's Stories...


I Was a Rat!

by Philip Pullman & Kevin Hawkes

“I Was a Rat!” So insists a scruffy boy named Roger. Maybe it’s true. But what is he now? A terrifying monster running wild in the sewers? The Daily Scourge is sure of it. A victim of “Rodent Delusion”?...


SALT - A Russian Baba Yaga Story

by Anon E. Mouse

In Issue 24 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Russian Baba Yaga tale of SALT and that of Ivan the Ninny. Ivan's father gave two great ships to Ivan's older brothers and a small,...


MISS SALT, MISS PEPPER, THE SAUCES AND THE ONION LEAVES - A West African Folk Tale

by Anon E. Mouse

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...


AN ARMENIAN STORY AND ARMENIAN POEM - Artashes And Satenik PLUS The Tears Of The Araxes

by Anon E. Mouse

In Issue 40 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Armenian legend of ARTASHES AND SATENIK and a well-known battle between the Alans and the Armenians which had an altogether more peaceful...


THE WOLVES SKÖLL AND HATI - A Norse and Viking Legend

by Anon E Mouse

In Issue 39 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Norse legend of the wolves Skoll (repulsion) and Hati (hatred) and how, and why, they each chase the moon and the sun across the sky...


The Creation Story of the Mixtecs - A Creation Story from Ancient Mexico

by Anon E Mouse

In Issue 38 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Mixtec story of creation and the flood. The Mixtecs were the ancestors of the Mexicans. Baba tells the story of how the gods lived...


A Cocks Breakfast - A Jamaican Anansi Tale

by Anon E Mouse

In Issue 37 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Jamaican Anansi story of the cockroach and the cock with disastrous consequences for cockroach. Look out for the moral of the story....


A CLEVER LASS - An Eastern European Fairy Tale

by Anon E Mouse

In Issue 54 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the story of a clever lass which also teaches that when solving a problem, brains are better than brawn. The young maiden’s mind is so...


The Story of Tiki-Pu and Wio-Wani - A Chinese Fairy Tale

by Anon E. Mouse

In Issue 35 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Chinese tale of “TIKI-PU AND WIO-WANI”. Tiki-Pu is a servant and general dogsbody in a prestigious Chinese art school. “Fetch...


THE MAYA CREATION STORY - A Creation Legend from the Americas

by Anon E. Mouse

In Issue 34 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Maya version of the creation story which starts with the high god Hurakan, the mighty wind, who passed over the universe which was...


A MOUTHFUL OF SILENCE - An English Fairy Tale

by Anon E. Mouse

In Issue 33 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the old English tale of “A MOUTHFUL OF SILENCE”, a story about old Toonie whose greatest wish before he died was to see a fairy. It...


TWO AMERICAN HOPI LEGENDS - A Bet Between The Coyoko And The Fox PLUS The Huruing Wuthi And The Sun - Baba Indaba Stories

by Anon E. Mouse

ISSN: 2397-9607 Issue 32 – Now includes EXTRA FREE Hopi legend for FREE

In Issue 32 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the American Indian Hopi legend of the Kachina and the Coyote....


TWO AMERICAN INDIAN LEGENDS - A Bashful Courtship plus Why the Birchtree Wears Slashes in it's Bark

by Anon E. Mouse

ISSN: 2397-9607 Issue 31

In Issue 31 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the American Indian tale of how a pair of moccasins was used by a brave to woo a maiden. Did it work? Well you’ll...


CONKIAJGHARUNA - A Fairy Tale from Georgia

by Anon E. Mouse

In issue 14 of the Baba Indaba children's Stories, 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...