African Stories
  • Nov 11, 2014 7:00 pm
  • 56:15 mins

A collection of tales from the African continent. Stories and songs included in this episode: Charlotte Blake Alston Story 1: Nyangara the Python Teller: Charlotte Blake Alston Site: Notes: A Shona tale from Zimbabwe about friendship and the courage of children. Heather Forest Story 2: The Red and Blue Coat Teller: Heather Forest Site: Notes:A story from the Congo about two friends who grow a little wiser together. Christopher Leebrick Story 3: Strange Animal Teller: Christopher Leebrick Site: Notes: A tale from Zimbabwe about a strange animal, a loud aunt, and a boy with rhythm. Bobby Norfolk Story 4: Anansi and the Rabbit's Drum Teller: Bobby Norfolk Site: Notes: A story from Ghana about everyone's favorite clever spider. Stephanie Beneteau Story 5: The Name of the Tree Teller: Stephanie Beneteau Site: Notes: "A long time ago, when the animals could still talk to each other like people, there was a terrible famine in the land." Eshu Bumpus Story 6: The Wax Child Teller: Eshu Bumpus Site: Notes: A thought-provoking tale about the power of companionship.