Tales from Africa

A collection of stories drawn from the rich folklore of countries all over Africa, brought to life with sparkling humour and lyricism by Ghanaian author, Nii Ayikwei Parkes, writing under the name of K.P. Kojo. Find out how selfish Lion gets his comeuppance, go to Frog’s wedding in the Sky Kingdom, and discover the days when the Earth’s creatures were all mixed up! These hilarious and engaging tales reflect the very best and the very worst of human nature.

  • Traditional African tales retold by a top writer and poet
  • Witty stories that explore universal aspects of human life
  • Includes endnotes, a glossary and additional information
  • Fun activities help children to explore the stories further

“Needs to be three times as long and sitting on a shelf in every school library.” Mark Haddon

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