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ISSN: 2397-9607 Issue 103

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In the 103rd issue of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates a Irish story of ?HOW ETHNE LEFT THE LAND OF THE FAIRIES?. Long after Angus and the Danaan folk had retreated behind the veil of invisibility, it happened that the steward of his palace had a daughter born to him whose name was Ethne. In time Ethne grew into a fair and stately maiden. One very hot day the daughter of Mananan went down to bathe in the waters of the Boyne, and Ethne and her other maidens along with her. After they had refreshed themselves in the cool, amber-coloured water, they arrayed themselves in their silken robes and trooped back to the Brugh again; but ere they entered it, they discovered that Ethne was not among them. .?? Download and read this story to find out what happened to Ethne.

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INCLUDES LINKS TO DOWNLOAD 8 FREE STORIES

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Each issue also has a "WHERE IN THE WORLD - LOOK IT UP" section, where young readers are challenged to look up a place on a map somewhere in the world. The place, town or city is relevant to the story, on map. HINT - use Google maps.

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

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It is believed that folklore and tales are believed to have originated in India and made their way overland along the Silk and Spice routes and through Central Asia before arriving in Europe. Even so, this does not cover all folklore from all four corners of the world. Indeed folklore, legends and myths from Africa, Australia, Polynesia, and some from Asia too, are altogether quite different and seem to have originated on the whole from separate reservoirs of lore, legend and culture.

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ISSN: 2397-9607 Issue 102

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In the 102nd issue of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates a story of the legendary Irish hero, Fin MacCumhail (pronounced McCool). Black, Brown and Gray, or Dubh, Dun and Glasan, is the story of three men who seek service with Fin MacCumhail and become so beloved of Fin that he calls them his sons. The protagonist is Fear Ruadh, who also seeks service with Fin for no wages but a promise from Fin. Just what is the promise and how will it affect Fin and the Fenians? .?? Download and read this story to find out what happened next.

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INCLUDES LINKS TO DOWNLOAD 8 FREE STORIES

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Each issue also has a "WHERE IN THE WORLD - LOOK IT UP" section, where young readers are challenged to look up a place on a map somewhere in the world. The place, town or city is relevant to the story, on map. HINT - use Google maps.

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

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It is believed that folklore and tales are believed to have originated in India and made their way overland along the Silk and Spice routes and through Central Asia before arriving in Europe. Even so, this does not cover all folklore from all four corners of the world. Indeed folklore, legends and myths from Africa, Australia, Polynesia, and some from Asia too, are altogether quite different and seem to have originated on the whole from separate reservoirs of lore, legend and culture.

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