Noko and the Kool Kats

Title: Noko and the Kool Kats Author: Moodie, Fiona Genre: Folklore / Picture book / Primary Publisher: Tafelberg/NB Publishers Release Date: 2014 Pages: 31 pp. Source: ISBN 9780624067801 Village animals are surprised when The Kool Kats’ large bus gets stuck in the sand near their village, and the supposedly sophisticated rock stars (Lion, Miss Leopard, Cheetah,…

Why Anansi Has Eight Thin Legs : a Tale from West Africa

Title: Why Anansi Has Eight Thin Legs : a Tale from West Africa Author: Leah Osei and Katie Saunders (illus.) Genre: Folklore, Elementary, Picture Book Publisher: Teacher Created Materials Release Date: 2014 Source: ISBN-13: 978-1-48071-692-6 … In this version of the story, Anansi ties a bit of web to each leg and leaves the other…

Once Upon a Time in Ghana : Traditional Stories Retold in English

Title: Once Upon a Time in Ghana : Traditional Stories Retold in English Author: Anna Cottrell, Agbotadua Togbi Kumassah (translator) and Kwabena Poku (illus.) Genre: Folklore, CABA Winner Publisher: Afram / African Books Collective (dist.) Release Date: 2013 Format: Paperback Pages: 89 pp. Source: ISBN 978 9964 70 153 6 “This collection of original and…