Book Lists

List: African Stories

These are primarily folk tales, but also stories about events and people from various countries in Africa. The lists are broken down by country, but all on this page. Links of titles go to the page for the book on Amazon.com. Links on authors or illustrators go to my review page for them.

Egypt

The Egyptian Cinderella by Shirley Climo, illustrated by Ruth Heller
The Day of Ahmed's Secret by Florence Parry Heide and Judith Heide Gilliland, illustrated by Ted Lewin

Ghana

Anansi and the Magic Stick by Eric A. Kimmel, illustrated by Janet Stevens
Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock by Eric A. Kimmel, illustrated by Janet Stevens
Anansi the Spider by Gerald McDermott

Kenya

Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain by Verna Aardema, illustrated by Beatriz Vidal