African Stories: Folktales, Fables, & Proverbs Illustration

African Stories
Folktales, Fables, & Proverbs


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Folktales & Fables

African Stories – Presentations

Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears, by Verna Aardema

Bee-ware from Bee-hind, Retold and Illustrated

Oral Tradition of African Literature


Anansi: King of All Stories

Anansi the Spider, by Gerald McDermott

Anansi and the Talking Melon, by Eric Kimmel

Anansi and the Talking Melon

Meet Magic Anansi


African Proverbs

African Proverbs – What Is a Proverb?

African Proverbs on Prezi

A Collection of African Proverbs on Prezi

Exploring African Proverbs

Proverbs – Teach Wisdom or Moral Lessons

See Also:

Griots of West Africa


African Art

African Cultures

African Music

African Masks

Africa, Anansi, Folk Tales & Fables, Proverbs, Slavery and World History.

For Kids

Anansi Stories for Kids

Why Anansi Has 8 Legs

Anansi and the Wisdom of the World

Anansi Brings Stories to the World

Anansi the Spider – Trickster Tales from West Africa

Anansi Stories at Anansi

Video from British Counsil – Why Anansi Has Thin Legs

Video on YouTube – Anansi Tries to Steal Wisdom

African Folktales – A Collection of Stories

Folktales from Africa – A Collection of Stories

West African Folktales – A Collection of Stories

African Stories for Kids

African Proverbs for Kids

African Proverbs in African Literature

African Proverbs on Wisdom

A Collection of African Proverbs

Inspirational Words of Wisdom – African Proverbs

100 African Proverbs I Always Keep with Myself

Traditional Proverbs in African Culture

For Teachers

African Folktales Lessons & Activities

Lesson Plans – A Language Arts Twist to the Trickster

Lesson Plan: Folktales – A Cultural Teaching Tool

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