English > ESL Library Index

Online ESL Literature Library
Great literature free and accessible for everyone.


WORLD FOLK TALES - AFRICA


Tales 1-4 are taken from The Magic Drum: Tales from Central Africa, by W. F. P. Burton. London: Methuen & Co., 1961. Tales 5-9 are taken from The Fire on the Mountain and Other Stories from Ethiopia and Eritrea, by Harold Courlander and Wolf Leslau, illustrations by Robert Kane. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1950.

1. The Bachelors and the Python
2. The Rabbit Steals the Elephant's Dinner
3. The Rabbit Grows a Crop of Money
4. The Friendship of the Tortoise and the Eagle
5. The Woodcutter of Gura
6. The Jackal's Lawsuit
7. The Game Board
8. The Marriage of the Mouse
9. The Lion and the Hare Go Hunting


Many Thanks for Using the ESL Literature Library from 1-language.com.

These stories are reproduced with kind permission from http://www.darsie.net/talesofwonder
Copyright © 2013 All rights reserved.