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THE TRICKSTER AND THE SULTAN
THE REASON FOR ABSTAINING FROM WINE AND PORK
THE WEIGHT BEFORE THE DOOR
TALE OF A LANTERN
THE JINNS
Eastern Africa
ORIGIN OF THE JA-LUO
AWA-WANGA ANIMAL FABLES
MADAGASCAR
THE CROCODILE AND THE DOG
THE WILD CAT AND THE RAT
THE HEDGEHOG AND THE RAT
Africa | The Hedgehog and the Rat
THE WAY IN WHICH ANDRIANORO OBTAINED A WIFE FROM HEAVEN
HOW TO CHOOSE A WIFE
SWAHILI
THE CARPENTER AND THE AMULET
THE STORY OF THE FLESH OF THE THIGH
THE CHILDREN AND THE CANNIBAL
Africa | The Children and the Cannibal
BABOON DISGUISES HIMSELF AND BECOMES A FARMER
THE TREACHEROUS JACKAL
Western and Central Africa
AKUAPEM
HOW ANANSE TALES GOT THEIR NAME
ANANSE BUYS THE TOWN
BULU
THE TWO HUNCHBACKS
NEVER TELL THE THINGS OF TABOO YOU HAPPEN TO SEE
Africa | Never Tell the Things of Taboo You Happen to See
THE TORTOISE AND THE ELEPHANT
TURTLE DRINKS AT THE EXPENSE OF THE OTHER BEASTS
HOW TURTLE INHERITED LEOPARD’S GOODS
Africa | How Turtle Inherited Leopard’s Goods
TURTLE DECEIVES ZOE, GIVING LEOPARD THE BLAME FOR STEALING ZOE’S DAUGHTER
HOW TURTLE DECEIVED LEOPARD INTO EATING HIS OWN MOTHER
TURTLE SURPASSES MAN IN INGENUITY
HOW TURTLE’S GREED BROUGHT HIM TO A SAD END
CONGO
THE LEOPARD IN THE MAIZE FARM
EFIK
THE TORTOISE WITH A BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTER
THE DISOBEDIENT DAUGHTER WHO MARRIED A SKULL
Africa | The Disobedient Daughter Who Married a Skull
THE WOMAN WITH TWO SKINS
THE KING AND THE JU JU TREE
FANTE
WHY ANANSE LIVES IN THE CEILING
HAUSA
HOW BROTHERS AND SISTERS CAME TO QUARREL
ORIGIN OF THE SPIDER
A STORY ABOUT A GIANT, AND THE CAUSE OF THUNDER
OVIMBUNDU
THE RABBIT AND THE PYTHON
A CLEVER HUNTER AND A BIRD
THE SWALLOW AND THE TORTOISE
TWO BOYS AND THEIR GRANDMOTHERS
YORUBA
HOW SHANGO HANGED HIMSELF AND WHAT RESULTED
HOW THUNDER CAME FOR THE FIRST TIME
THE WORSHIP OF THE THUNDERBOLT: A STORY OF SHANGO
THE ELECTION OF THE KING OF THE ANIMALS
THE ELEPHANT AND THE ROOSTER
Africa | The Elephant and the Rooster
THE FAMINE AND THE SPIDER
THE BEAR AND THE FOX
THE FLY AND THE ANT
Southern Africa
ORIGINS
THE LION AND THE JACKAL
THE MONKEY’S FIDDLE
CROCODILE’S TREASON
RABBIT’S [HARE’S] TRIUMPH
THE MANTIS ASSUMES THE FORM OF A HARTEBEEST
XHOSA
THE CANNIBAL MOTHER AND HER CHILDREN
THE BIRD THAT MADE MILK
ARMENIA
THE WICKED STEPMOTHER
MY SON ALI
BEDOUIN
MOUNTAIN OF THE BELL
ISRAEL
GIANT OF THE FLOOD
THE CREATION OF THE WORLD
THE FALL OF MAN AND THE PUNISHMENT OF THE SERPENT
KURD
PALESTINE (ISLAMIC)
THE SURETY
BENEVOLENCE
JUDGMENTS OF KARAKASH
THE FISHERMAN AND THE JINN
THE LITTLE HUNCHBACK
THE STORY OF THE VIZIR WHO WAS PUNISHED
PALESTINE (JEWISH)
THE RABBI KOLONIMOS
HELP FROM ELIJAH
THE RABBI EXTRACTS A CONFESSION
THE PRINCESS WITH GOLDEN HAIR
SYRIA
OUTWITTING THE KING
THE SONG OF THE COFFEE POT
TURKEY
FEAR
THE BROTHER AND SISTER
THE FISH PERI
THE BLACK DRAGON AND THE RED DRAGON
THE STORM FIEND
THE DRAGON PRINCE AND THE STEPMOTHER
KARA MUSTAPHA THE HERO
THE WICKED SPARROW
AUSTRALIA AND OCEANIA
Australia
AUSTRALIA
THE GREAT FIRE BIRD
KUYIMOKUNA
THE WALLAROO AND THE WILLY-WAGTAIL
DINEWAN THE EMU, AND GOOMBLEGUBBON THE BUSTARD
THE MURA-MURA DARANA
THE BUNYIP
THE BORAH OF BYAMEE
KADIWONKURU: A LEGEND OF THE YAUROKYA
THE YURI-ULU
A CANNIBAL STORY
Melanesia
SOLOMONISLANDS
LATA AND SINOTA
WARUNGARCE
WALUTAHANGA
KARAMUNAGAU
TARAEMATAWA
WAIPUAMAREMARE
AN EXILE’S REVENGE
THE CANNIBAL AND THE PIG WHO ATE HUMAN FLESH
Micronesia
KIRIBATI
THE DARKNESS AND THE CLEAVING-TOGETHER
Polynesia
HAWAI’I
PELE’S LONG SLEEP
LEGEND OF THE BREADFRUIT TREE
THE BRIDE FROM THE UNDERWORLD
KAMPUAA LEGENDS: LEGENDS OF THE HOG GOD
A GIANT’S ROCK-THROWING
THE LEGEND OF MAUI
SAMOA
THE DESCENDANTS OF FANGA
TATTOO
TAHITI
THE CREATION
Glossary
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World Folktales, Africa, The Middle East, Australia, And Oceania

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