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Frog and Snake

by John Emongot African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Through this story we learn that some friendships have their limits. (Also available at Level 3.).


Little Ant's Big Plan

by Candice Dingwall African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

This is a story about a little ant with a big plan, and how his love for reading saved the day.


Lion's Fire Sticks (Level 5)

by Traditional San story African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

In the beginning of time only the lion had the power of fire, using his fire sticks. The other animals and people decide they also want the benefits of fire, and make plans to steal the fire sticks.


Hyena and Raven

by Ann Nduku African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Hyena wants to know what the white mark is at the back of Raven’s neck. On hearing that it is meat, he also wants to be able to fly into the clouds to get this 'meat'. He succeeds in flying, but it doesn't...


Curious Baby Elephant

by Judith Baker, Lorato Trok African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Elephants once had short noses, but thanks to a curious baby elephant, they ended up with useful long trunks.


Sun, Moon, and Water

by Owino Ogot African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Dhopadhola myth explaining why the sun and the moon stay in the sky.


When the Big Blue Bus Was Late

by Mecelin Kakoro African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Bubu and his mother are waiting for the big blue bus to take them to town.


Man Who Built His Own House

by Kabubbu Community Library (Remedial class) African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Story is about a man who built nice houses for the villagers yet he was sleeping in a bad hut.


Abebech, the Female Bajaj Driver

by Dawit Girma African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

This is a story that challenges the common belief that in society, certain jobs are meant only for a particular gender.


A Fish and a Gift

by Liesl Jobson African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Yusuf waits in anticipation for his father to return from fishing. He has promised to bring Yusuf a gift today.


Keeper and His Special Nursery

by Ursula Nafula, Nina Orange African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

A story about rescued baby animals arriving at a nursery for orphans. These little animals are nursed and looked after by a special person and his team of helpers.


Selemeng's cats

by Khothatso Ranoosi, Marion Drew African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Selemeng has many cats. How many cats does Selemeng have?


Grandmother's Stories

by Mutai Chepkoech African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

A child tells of how his grandmother told them stories before they went to bed.


Who is the next ruler?

by Athieno Gertrude, Owino Ogot African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Who will be king of the animals after King Leopard dies?


Who can count to ten?

by Athieno Gertrude, Owino Ogot African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Who will be ruler of the animals after King Leopard steps down?


Why is Nita upside down?

by Roxana Bouwer African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Nita's hanging upside down. Can she turn the right way round?


The adventures of Supercow

by Danielle Bruckert African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

A story for toddlers about a cow with a daytime identity as a soft toy, but a secret night life as 'supercow' who fights crime and saves people.


(Colour-in) Greedy woman

by Alungho Rose, Annet Ssebaggala African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Colour-in storybook. If you are hungry, it is better to be honest rather than stealing.


An egg for bride wealth

by Nambi Sseppuuya Community Resource Centre African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

A story is about a young man and an important egg, given to him by his grandmother. The young man is not very good at looking after this egg, but fortunately he has good luck.


Happy and Sad

by Madhav Chavan African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Sentences that explore feelings and what makes people upset, happy or sad.


The jungle school

by Madhav Chavan African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

The animals in the jungle rush to the new school with great enthusiasm. What do you think happened after that?


The rat

by Nambi Sseppuuya Community Resource Centre African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Bush rat visits the house rat to see what a wonderful life he has living inside. But house rat's greed gets the better of him, and bush rat learns to value his own home.


A House for Mouse

by Michele Fry African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Mouse tries out various places until he finds a comfortable spot to sleep.


Colours

by Madhav Chavan African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

We ask why things are different colours.


Africa Unity Race

by Ursula Nafula & Nina Orange African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

The story is about two young people who run across Africa to spread the message of unity. On the way, others join the race.


Buttons

by Sarah Nahyuha, Brenda Wamigambe & Deborah Kukiriza African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

All about buttons: colours and qualities.


Why Fly Pesters Cow

by Jaco Jacobs African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

A tiny animal with an irritating buzz!


Fire's Story

by Rose Sabano, Alison Tukei, Beatres Nabune & Deborah Namugosa African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Fire tells its own story.


Mr Mkhize's Quarters

by Lorato Trok African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

A story about quarters, and lunch.


Children of wax

by Southern African Folktale African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Once there was a family with three very obedient children. The problem was that they were made of wax.


Lion and Warthog

by South African Folktale African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Warthog frees Lion from a hunter's trap. What does Lion do in return?


Polygon Family

by Lindiwe Tshabalala African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Maths story about shape families. This storybook was made possible by funding from the Oppenheimer Memorial Trust.


Mr Motaung's Thirds

by Lindiwe Tshabalala African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

A story about thirds, and lunch. This storybook was made possible by a grant from the Oppenheimer Memorial Trust.


King of the Birds

by Traditional African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

The birds want a king, but they have difficulty choosing. They decide that the bird that can fly highest will be made king. The African Vulture thinks he has won the contest, but a tiny bird tricks him. Do the...


Baby and cranes

by South African Folktale African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

A group of cranes sees a crying baby and they decide to take the baby away with them.


The Tree Wife

by Traditional African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

An old man has everything he wants – except a wife. So he carves one for himself out of a tree.


The baboons that went this way and that

by Southern African Folktale African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

People in a small village move to the hills to escape wild animals. They learn to survive on fruit and roots. They begin to look and behave like apes. The baboon families cannot live together anymore.


Demane and Demazane

by Traditional African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Orphans Demane and Demazane are mistreated by their uncle and run away to live in a cave. They have heard that cannibals live in the hills near their cave, so the children have to very careful. While Demane...


Grandmother and the Smelly Girl

by Traditional African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

A young girl's grandmother makes her a beautiful makgabe. Her friends are jealous and trick her.


Grandmother's Stories

by Mutai Chepkoech African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

A grandmother tells her grandchildren a story about two animal friends, Hare and Elephant, before bedtime.


Feet, hands and head!

by Bukheye Mulongo Christopher African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Explore the five senses and the marvel of our human body and brain.


The Hornbill

by Bukheye Mulongo Christopher African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

A young boy finds and shoots a hornbill. He gives the dead bird to an old man in the village, who cooks and eats the hornbill.


My Little Goat

by Bukheye Mulongo Christopher African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

A goat buys a coat and a few creatures have opinions about his situation.


Friendship Between a Donkey and a Hyena

by ደሳለ ገ/ሄር, ደስታ ገ/ሚካኤል African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Will a friendship last between a donkey and a hyena? (This story was developed at a teacher workshop in Adwa, Ethiopia in 2017, with Imagine1Day.


Four Lambs and a Fox

by ፍስሃ ወልደምህረት, ፍፁም ገ/ሂወት African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

One should be careful in telling others a secret. (This story was developed at a teacher workshop in Adwa, Ethiopia in 2017, with Imagine1Day.).


Advice from an Old Man

by ዮሱፍ መሓመድያሲን, ጀማል ዓብደልቃድር African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

About the value of advice from elders. (This story was developed at a teacher workshop in Adwa, Ethiopia in 2017, with Imagine1Day.).


Clever Woman

by ሰሚራ መሓመድብርሃን, ኣብርሃ ተኣምራት African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

A clever wife helps her husband answer some important questions. (This story was developed at a teacher workshop in Adwa, Ethiopia in 2017, with Imagine1Day.).


Raven and Fox

by ሰለሙን ግደይ, ገ/ኣምላኽ ገ/መደህን African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Who is cleverer - the raven or the fox? (This story was developed at a teacher workshop in Adwa, Ethiopia in 2017, with Imagine1Day.).


Three boxes of wealth

by ሰለሙን, ተኹሉ ይግዛው African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

A father leaves each of his sons an inheritance that best suits his talents.(This story was created at a teacher workshop in Adwa, Ethiopia, 2017, with Imagine1Day.).


Leopard and Squirrel

by Abdulkadir Guracha African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Leopard and Squirrel were once friends. (This story was originally written by Abdulkadir Guracha. The English version was translated by Elizabeth Laird.)