Hamilton-Wenham Public Library

Bury my bones but keep my words, African tales for retelling, retold by Tony Fairman ; illustrated by Meshack Asare

A collection of traditional African tales, including "The Man With a Tree on His Head, " "There's One Day for the Victim, " and "The Two Swindlers."
Table Of Contents
Nyar-upoko (Luo tale, Kenya) -- Zazamankh (Ancient Egypt) -- The man with a tree on his head (Tswana tale, Botswana) -- The bag of money (Wolof tale, The Gambia) -- The good herdboy (Luhya tale, Kenya) -- Karimirwa and Musiguku (Luhya tale, Kenya) -- There's one day for the victim (Yoruba tale, Nigeria) -- Hare and the white man (Tswana tale, South Africa) -- Hare and his friends (Luo tale, Kenya) -- Dubulihasa (Xhosa tale, South Africa) -- Omutugwa (Luhya tale, Kenya) -- The wise little girl (Khoikhoi tale, Namibia) -- The two swindlers (Hausa tale, Nigeria)
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
192 pages, illustrations, map, 24 cm.

Library Locations

  • Hamilton-Wenham Public Library

    14 Union Street, South Hamilton, MA, 01982, US