Myths & Tales

The Blessing Seed     Caitlin Matthews

I made mountains to last forever; I made flowers and trees for beauty. I made birds, fish and animals for their many gifts. But I made human beings for their longing to know.



Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters


John Steptoe Beautiful Nyasha! She is not only
lovely to look at, but generous and kind as well. Nyasha would make a perfect wife for the Great King. But Nyasha’s sister, Manyara, is jealous. She feels that she should be chosen by the king. As the two sisters travel to the kings city, strange adventures befall them…


Big Boy

by Tololwa M.Mollel
illustrated by E.B.Lewis
Oli wished he were big. Big enough to go bird hunting with his brother Mbachu, instead of having to take a nap. As big as Mbachu—or bigger… Much bigger. And suddenly… he was!
A traditional African theme is given a contempory setting and a satisfying resolution in this original tale by a master storyteller.


Sugar Cane

A Caribbean Rapunzel
 – Patricia Storace –
 Stolen away from her parents on her first birthdayby Madame
 Fate, an island sorceress, beautiful
 Sugar Cane grows up in a tower overlooking the sea. With only a pet monkey named Callaloo for company.

Hard Back


Hard Back



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