A DOZEN AT A BLOW - an Old European Folktale: Baba Indaba Children's Stories Issue 44

Abela Publishing Ltd
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ISSN: 2397-9607 Issue 44

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In Issue 44 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the old European tale of the tailor who through guile and cunning eventually wins the hand of a Princess. Download and read the story to find out the details of just how he achieved his feats.

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This 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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About the author

The Baba Indaba Children's Stories, published by Abela Publishing, often use folklore and fairy tales which have their origins mists of time. Afterall who knows who wrote the story of Cinderella, also known in other cultures as Tattercoats or Conkiajgharuna. So who wrote the original? The answer is simple. No-one knows, or will ever know, so to assume that anyone owns the rights to these stories is nothing but nonsense. As such, we have decided to use the Author name "Anon E. Mouse" which, of course, is a play on the word "Anonymous".

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Publisher
Abela Publishing Ltd
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Published on
Apr 22, 2016
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Pages
23
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Fiction / Fairy Tales & Folklore / General
Social Science / Ethnic Studies / General
Social Science / Folklore & Mythology
Young Adult Fiction / Fairy Tales & Folklore / General
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In this 146th story in the Baba Indaba?s Children's Stories series, Baba Indaba narrates the Manx fairy tale of Kitty Kerush and her fairy lover Udereek. Udereek comes across Kitty sewing and spinning in her garden and is so enraptured that he returns every day, eventually falling in love with her. So enamoured he can no longer keep his presence and his love a secret and he reveals himself. In time Kitty, too, falls in love with Udereek. But their love for one another is doomed.??. Download and read this story to find out exactly why their love is doomed and what happened when the Fairy King finds out about where and with whom Udereek has been spending his time.

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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".

ÿ

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 the Middle East and ÿCentral 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, can be altogether quite different and seem to have originated on the whole from separate reservoirs of lore, legend and culture.

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