Africa is the second largest continent in the world. The earliest humans we know of are discovered in Africa.
The people from Africa included unique characteristics in their folklore, showing their way of life and the animals and plants that surround them. African stories sometimes include trickster animals and spirits.
The collection of folktales from Africa consists of four books with 88 stories: 28 South African folktales, 40 Nigerian folktales and 10 Tanzanian folktales.
1.The man who never lied
2.Lion and Jackal
3.The Tortoise with a Pretty Daughter
4.The Woman with Two Skins
5.The King's Magic Drum
6.Why the Bat flies by Night
7.The Hare and the Lion
8.Why the sun and the moon live in the sky
9.The Story of the Lightning and the Thunder
10.The Ape, the Snake, and the Lion
Notes: Contains 15 South African folktales.
Author: Sanni Metelerkamp
Publisher: Macmillan and Co., Limited St. Martin's Street, London
Notes: Contains 13 South African folktales.
Author: Captain Arthur Owen Vaughan
Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co., London, New York & Bombay
Notes: Contains 10 folktales told by natives of the East Coast of Africa.
Translator: George W. Bateman
Publisher: A.C. McClurg & Co., Chicago