A beautiful woman with magical powers marries the Sun in this fable from the Philippines.
Why Dogs Wag their Tails, why hens peck the ground, and why spiders hate flies
From the Philippines. Aponibolinayen has a headache and longs for healing oranges of guarded by a fierce giant. Her husband is determined to fetch them for her.
A story from Zanzibar about a clever gazelle who helps a beggar.
A clever monkey has a story that explains a story.
A donkey is dim enough to fall for the same trick twice.
A boy of Zanzibar goes out hunting and does a good turn to an Ape, a Snake, and a Lion. Is it true that one good turn deserves another?
The shape-shifting Anansi is sometimes a spider, sometimes a man. He comes from Ghana in West Africa and he is one of the great storytellers of the world.
Anansi, our hero from Ghana in West Africa, keeps all the world’s wisdom in a pot and he decides to hide it up a tree.
Anansi visits an old man under the sea and receives a gift. The gift is more wonderful than anything he expected but his mean spirit gets the better of him.