Popular African Folklore Books

Find folklore books written by authors from Africa for the next part of the Read Around The World Challenge. (9)





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The Bird Boy's Song by Steve Chimombo EN

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Country: Africa / Malawi flag Malawi
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The Bird Boy's Song is a retelling of the common Malawian folk story. "The Orphan and the Slave". The story recounts a slave's usurpation of his master's place, which he enjoys for a short time, until he is unmasked. The author used modern storytelling techniques to dramatise this popular trickster tale.

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The Palm-Wine Drinkard by Amos Tutuola EN

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Country: Africa / Nigeria flag Nigeria
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The ghosts live in the center of the jungle and this tells of what happens to the mortals who venture into the world of the ghosts.