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Africa's 100 Best Books  
These are the initial titles, in alphabetical order of author, submitted for consideration in the compilation of the list of Africa's 100 best books, as at 28 June 2000.
If you would like to nominate titles to add to this list, please see the instructions here.

Abou Khouzaam, Ibrahim Al-Arab wa Tawazen Al-Kowaa Fi Al-Karn al
Abdoulaye, Mahani Sarraounia
Aboagye, Festus B. ECOMOG: A Sub-Regional Experience in Conflict
Abrahams, Peter Tell Freedom
Abrahams, Peter Wreath for Udomo
Achebe, Chinua Anthills of the Savannah
Achebe, Chinua Arrow of God
Achebe, Chinua Man of the People
Achebe, Chinua Things Fall Apart
Afente, Winfred Sharp the Dog
Agere, Samuel Zimbabwe Post-Independence Public Administration Policy: Issues and Constraints
Ahiagble & Meyer, Gilbert "Bobbo" & Louise Master Weaver from Ghana
Aidoo Ama Ata Changes: A Love Story
Aidoo Ama Ata The Girl Who Can and Other Stories
Ajayi, Jacob Christian Mission in Nigeria, 1841-1891: The Making of a New Elite
Al-Hawaat, Ali Attalimal-Aali Fi Libya Wakaa wa Aafaak
Almeida, Germano Testamento do Senlon
Alumenda, Stephen How Thopo Became a Great N'anga
Alumenda, Stephen Marita Goes to School
Alumenda, Stephen Marita's Great Idea
Amadiume, Ifi Male Daughters, Female Husbands: Gender and Sex in an African Society
Amin, Samir Capitalism in the Age of Globalization: The Management of Contemporary Society
Amissah, A. N. E. Criminal Procedure in Ghana
Armah, Ayi Kwei Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born
Armah, Ayi Kwei Fragments
Asare, Meshack Magic Goat
Asare, Meshack Sosu's Call
Ayang Nyong'o, Peter Arms and Daggers in the Heart of Africa

Bâ, Mariama Une Si Longue Lettre [So Long a Letter]
Bâ, Mariama Fortunes of Wangrin
Bâ, Mariama Un Chant Écarlate [Scarlet Song]
Badian, Seduo Caught in the Storm
Balogun, F. Odun Adjusted Lives: Stories of Structural Adjustments
Barry, Boubacar Senegambia and the Atlantic Slave Trade
Bekerie, Ayele Ethiopil, An African Writing System: Its History & Principles
Bemath, Abdul Samed Mazruiana Collection: A Comprehensive Annotated Bibliography of the Published Works of Ali A. Mazrui, 1962-1997
Beti, Mongo Mission Terminée
Bhebe, Ngwabi ZAPU and ZANU Guerrilla Warfare and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Zimbabwe
Biko, Steve I Write What I Like
Blackman, Michael "Companies", In The Law Of South  Africa, First Reissue, Vol 4, Parts 1, 2  And 3
Bole Odaga, Asenath Endless Road
Bole Odaga, Asenath Secrets
Bond, Patrick Uneven Zimbabwe: A Study of Finance, Development & Under-Development
Brink, André Imaginings of Sand
Brink, André Looking on Darkness
Browder, Anthony T. Nile Valley Contribution to Civilization
Brutus, Dennis A Simple Lust

Campbell, Julie Anno's Kite
Cheru, Fantu Silent Revolution in Africa: Debt, Development and Democracy
Chilangwa, Winfred Bwalya Youth and Sex
Chileshe, Jonathan H. Alderman Safeli H. Chileshe
Chileshe, Jonathan H. Nothing Wrong with Africa Except
Chiluba, Frederick Jacob Titus Democracy:The Challenge of Change
Chinodya, Shimmer Can We Talk?
Chinodya, Shimmer Dew in the Morning
Chinodya, Shimmer Harvest of Thorns
Chirikure, Chirikure Rukuvhute
Chivore, Boniface At a Distance: Zimbabwe's Experience in the Training of Teachers through Distance Education
Chivore, Boniface Educational Administration and Management: A Methodological Handbook for Primary School Heads in Zimbabwe
Chivore, Boniface The Effectiveness of the Primary School Teacher in Zimbabwe
Chivore, Boniface Teacher Education in Post Independent Zimbabwe
Chivore, Boniface et al. Zimbabwe Sector Review Analysis
Chinodya, Shimmer Dew in The Morning
Chondoka, Y. Guide to Library Re
Chondoka, Y. Traditional Marriages in Zambia
Clark, J. P. Ozidi
Coetzee, J. M. Age of Iron
Coetzee, J. M. Disgrace
Coetzee, J. M.  Waiting for the Barbarians
Couto, Mia A Veranda de Frangipani
Couto, Mia Every Man Is a Race
Couto, Mia Terra Sonâmbula
Crankshaw, Owen Race, Class and the Division of Labour under Apartheid

Dadie, Bernard Climbie
Dangarembga, Tsisti Nervous Conditions
Darmani, Lawrence Stories from Afirca Book 2
Day, Jenny Vanishing Waters
De La Harpe, Roger and Pat Zulu
Diop, B. Les Contes D'amadou Koumba
Diop, Cheikh Anta Nations nègres et culture: De l'antiquité nègre égyptienne aux problèmes culturels de l'Afrique Noire d'aujourd'hui
Diop, Cheikh Anta Djebar
Diop, Cheikh Anta Assia
Doo-Kingue, Michel Quelle Démocratie Afrique?

Echewa, T. Obinkaram I Saw the Sky Catch Fire
Edgell, Zee Beka Lamb
Echewa, T. Obinkaram The Land's Lord
El Saadawi, Nawal God Dies by the Nile
El Saadawi, Nawal Women at Point Zero
Emecheta, Buchi Head above Water
Emecheta, Buchi Joys of Motherhood
Emecheta, Buchi Second Class Citizen
Emecheta, Buchi Kehinde
Emecheta, Buchi Slave Girl
Equiano, Olaudah Equiano's Travels
Essop, Ahmed The Hajji & Other Stories
Essop, Ahmed The Visitation

Fagunwa, D. O. Forest of One Thousand Daemons
Farah, Nuruddin From a Crooked Rib
Farah, Nuruddin Gifts
Farah, Nuruddin Maps
Farah, Nuruddin Statement after the Immorality Act
Farah, Nuruddin, Sweet and Sour Milk
Fugard, Athol Sizwe Banzi Is Dead

Gado, Boureima Alpha Developpement à la Base
Gado, Boureima Alpha Histoire des Famines au Sahel
Gaidzanwa, Rudo Images of Women in Zimbabwean Literature
Gakaara Wa Wanjau Mwandiki wa Mau Mau Ithamirio-Ini
Giorgis, Dawit Wolde Red Tears: War, Famine & Revolution in Ethiopia
Godwin, Peter Mukiwa
Gombe, Jairos Tsika Dzavashona
Gurnah, Abdulrazak Paradise

Hadland, Adrian and Rantao Jovial: The Life and Times of Thabo Mbeki
Hama, Boubou Kotia Nima
Hamani, Djibo Au Carrefour du Sondan et de la Berbine: Le Sultanat Tonareg de l'Ayar
Hane, Kadidjabu Sous le Négroid des Etoiles
Harris, Patrick Work, Culture and Identity: Migrant Labourers in Mozambique and South Africa
Harrisson, James (ed.) and others Southern African Bird Atlas
Hassen, Mohammed Oromo of Ethiopia: A History, 1570-1860
Head, Bessie Maru
Head, Bessie Question of Power
Hirson, Denis House Next Door to Africa
Hirson, Denis South African Short Stories
Hove, Chenjerai Ancestors
Hove, Chenjerai Bones
Hove, Chenjerai Shadows
Hozo, Godfrey Mind in Turmoil

Ide, Adamou La Camisole de Paille
Ide, Adamou Sur les Terres de Silence

Jabavu, Noni Ochre People
Jacobsohn, Margaret Himba Nomads of Namibia
Johnson, Hazel Third World Lives of Struggle

Kambikambi, Clement Gem for the Pasha
Kamuwanga, Mwangala Negotiating Investment Contracts
Kane, C. Ambiguous Adventure
Kanengoni, Alexander Echoing Silence
Keppel-Jones, A. When Smuts Goes
Karooro, Mary Invisible Weevil
Kiriamiti, John My Life in Crime
Kitson, Norma Where Sixpence Lives
Kokwaro, John O. Flowering Plants of East Africa

Laing, Kojo Sweet Country
Laye, Camara Radiance of the King
Lendrum, Peggy Visit to Africa
Lessing, Doris Grass Is Singing
Lewin, Hugh Bandiet
Lisimba, Mukumbuta Kongo Proverbs & the Origin Bantu Widsom
Logan, Cathol Sandbird

MacGoye, Marjorie Oludhe Coming to Birth
MacGoye, Marjorie Oludhe Homing In
Magona, Sindiwe Living, Loving and Lying Awake All Night
Magona, Sindiwe Mother to Mother
Magubane, Peter Vanishing Cultures of South Africa
Majoub, Jamal In the Hour of the Signs
Mamdani, Mahmood Citizen and Subject: Contemporary Africa and the Legacy of Late Colonialism
Madanhire, Nevanji If the Wind Blew
Mandela, Nelson Long Walk to Freedom
Mao, Cheillah Aliou Excellence, Vos Espouses
Mapanje, Jack Chattering Wagtails of Mikuyu Prison
Marais, Eugene N. Die Siel van die Mier [The Soul of the White Ant]
Marechera, Dambudzo House of Hunger
Marechera, Dambudzo Mindblast
Mashiri, Pedzisai & Warinda, Canaan Dudziramutauro
Masitera, Lillian Millitant Shadows
Mathabane, M. Kaffir Boy
Matthee, Darlene Kringe in 'n Bos
Mazrui, Ali African Condition: A Politcal Diagnosis
Mazrui, Ali Africans: A Triple Heritage
Mazrui, Ali Cultural Forces in World Politics
Mazrui, Ali Power of Babel: Language and Governance in the African Experience
Mbabuike, Michael C. Poems of Memory Trips
Mekgwe, Pinkie Sunshine at Midnight
Mlambo, Alois S. The Economic Structural Adjustment Programme: The Case of Zimbabwe, 1990-1995
Monga, Celestin Anthropology of Anger
Moore-King, Bruce White Man, Black War
Mpaunza, Alex Taste of Melting Chocolate
Mphahlele, Ezekiel (now Es'kia) Down Second Avenue
Mphahlele, Ezekiel (now Es'kia) African Image
Mtshali, O. Sounds of a Cowhide Drum
Mugugu, Francis Jekanyika
Mumba, Norah A Song in the Night
Mundimba Y. Invasions of Africa: Philosophy of Gnosis and Knowledge
Mungoshi, Charles Coming of the Dry Season
Mungoshi, Charles Kunyarara Hakusi Kutaura?
Mungoshi, Charles Makunun'unu Maodzamoyo
Mungoshi, Charles Ndiko Kupindana Kwamazuva
Mungoshi, Charles Waiting for the Rain
Mustapha, Sophia Tanganyika Way
Mutswairo, Solomon Chaminuka: Prophet of Zimbabwe
Mutswairo, Solomon Feso
Mutswairo, Solomon Mweya wa Nehanda
Mutwa, Vusumazuhu Credo Indaba, My Children
Mwanakatwe, John M. End of Kaunda Era
Mwangi, Meja Carcase of Hounds

Nanga, Bernard La Trahison de Marrianne
Nasson, Bill Abraham Esau's War
Ndlovu, Bernard Dima Umvuzo Wezinyembezi
Ndondo, Lassie Qaphela Ingane
Ngcope, Nomvuyo Voice from SOMAFCO
Ngcope & Nxopo, Dinah & Thobeka Nqaphela Ndikhule
Ngcope-Masabelala, Dinah Mhca Ngengqawule
Ngemu, Lubabalo Amadona La Afunani Ezintsaneni
Ngugi wa Thion'go Grain of Wheat
Ngugi wa Thion'go River Between
Ngugi wa Thion'go Petals of Blood
Ngwane, George Settling Disputes in Africa
Nkrumah, Kwame Africa Must Unite
Nkrumah, Kwame Neo-Colonialism: The Last Stage of Imperialism
Nnameka, Obioma Sisterhood, Feminism and Power: From Africa to the Diaspora
Nyaba, Peter Adwok Politics of Liberation in Southern Sudan

Ocwinyo, Julius Fate of the Banished
Odaga, Asenath Kisera
Ofori- Atta Iguana and the Mosquito
Ofori- Atta Ananse and the Crocodile
Ogundipe-Leslie, Molara Re-creating Ourselves: African Women & Critical Transformation
Ojaide, Tanure Great Boys: An African Childhood
Okara, Gabriel The Voice
Okigbo, Christopher Labyrinths
Okri, Ben Famished Road
Onwueme, Tess Osonye Why the Elephant Has no Butt
Opie, Lionel Heart: Physiology from Cell to Circulation
Ouologuem, Yambo: Le Devoir de Violence
Oumarou, Ide Gros - Plan
Ousmane, Sembène Les Bouts de Bois de Dieu [God's Bits of Wood]
Ousmane, Sembène Money-Order
Ovewumi, Ovevonke Invitation of Women: Making an African Sense of Western Gender Discourses
Oyono, Ferdinand Une Vie de Boy [Houseboy]

Paton, Alan Cry, the Beloved Country
p'Bitek, Okot Song of Lawino
Pepetala A Geração da Utopia
Plaatje, Solomon Mhudi
Pongweni, Alec Songs that Won the Liberation War
Prah, Kwesi Kwaa Beyond the Colorline: Pan-Africanist Disputations, Selected Sketches, Letters, Papers and Reviews

Rajeb Guerfaal/Banaani, Ibrahim/Sawzia Kiraat Fi Illm Annafss Wa Attarbia
Rathbone, Gary Final Whistle

Sabiq, El-Sayyed Fiqh Et Sunnah
Salifou, André Tanimoune
Salih, Tayeb Season of Migration to the North
Salih, Tayeb Wedding of Zein and other stories
Samb, Djibril L'Interprétation des Neves dans la  Region Sénégambienne
Saro-Wiwa, Ken Sozaboy
Sene, Fama Diagne Le Chant De Tenebres
Senghor, Léopold Poems
Shain, Milton Roots of Anti-Semitism in South Africa
Sigogo, Ndabezinhle Akugobo Linginqondiswe
Simango, Joyce Zviuya Zviri Mberi
Smith, Charlene Mandela
Soltaan, Ali Taarika Addawla Alothmania
Soltaan, Ali Taarikh Al-Arab Al-Hadith
Sow Fall, Arminata Beggar's Strike
Soyinka, Wole Ake
Soyinka, Wole Death and the King's Horseman
Soyinka, Wole Inandra and Other Poems
Soyinka, Wole Lion and the Jewel
Soyinka, Wole Interpreters
Soyinka, Wole Man Died
Sparks, Allister Tomorrow Is Another Country
Sumbwa, Nyambe Zambian Proverbs

Tandia, Aliou Kissima Poésie Orale Soninke et Education Traditionnelle
Tesfagiorgis, Abeba Painful Season & A Stubborn Hope: The Odyssey of an Eritrean Mother
Tibebu, Teshale Making of Modern Ethiopia, 1896-1974
Tingay, Paul Wildest Africa
Tuma, Hama Case of the Socialist Witchdoctor and Other Stories
Tutuola, Amos Palm-wine Drinkard

Unene, Hudson Ounce of Love
UNESCO General History of Africa Series

van Onselen, Charles Seed is Mine
Vassanji, M. G. Book of Secrets
Vassen, Robert (ed.) Letters from Robben Island
Vera, Yvonne Butterfly Burning

Wague Diakite, Baba Hunterman and the Crocodile
Walcott, Derek Selected Poetry
Walter, Brian Track
Wannenburg, Alf Bushmen

Zenzo-Shand, Sekai Song of a Zimbabwean Sunset
Zimunya, Musaemura Thought Tracks

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African Children's Literature by Lillian Temu Osaki


Children's authors treated on this web site

A few links to other web pages on African children's literature

Works cited

Select Re Bibliography from the University of Florida Libraries

Other African Children's Literature Authors Available At UF Libraries


What do we mean by "African children's literature"? A quick definition is "literature written for African children by African authors either in the vernacular or in a foreign language" (Meniru 1992:43). This simple definition failed me as I began reing the biographies of authors whose books I had selected, read, and appreciated as suitable for African children. Some of these books (e.g. Who's in Rabbit's House? A Maasai tale retold; Why Mosquitoes buzz in peoples ears: A West African tale retold; Tales of Temba; and Kyekyekulee, Grandmothers tales) were written by non-African authors. Verna Aardema, Peggy Appiah, and Kathleen Arnott are not Africans, but does the ethnic origin of an author disqualify her books as culturally African?

The purpose of this web page is to introduce scholars interested in African children's literature to a variety of material that is available for re in this area. I hope that what I have gathered here will serve as a useful starting point to anyone else interested in studying or doing re in African children's literature.*

Pre-colonial literature

African children's literature may be categorized as pre-colonial, colonial or post-colonial. Pre-colonial literature was basically oral. It was valued as "one of the major means by which societies educated, instructed, and socialised their younger members" (Odaga 1985:1). With the introduction of formal education, most of that which previously would have been considered oral literature--proverbs, riddles, tales, taboos, legends--is now available in print. Despite this, oral literature is not a thing of the past. In many African societies it is still alive and active. Much of it is still created daily, it is constantly being adjusted to new developments and continues to take on new dimensions.

Colonial period

During the colonial period African children in government and missionary schools were introduced to children's literature that was alien to their experience. Books like Black Beauty, Sleeping Beauty, Beauty and the Beast, Alice in Wonderland, and Snow White and the Seven Dwarves are a few examples. These books have a western background and are based on western values. While some of them present moral teachings, I would argue that African children would have benefited more if they had read these books alongside books that had an African background with African cultural values. Those who regard oral and written literature as having equal values might argue that this was achieved because the African child despite being introduced to western literature was at the same time still listening to stories and proverbs at home. This was not the case. The introduction of formal education emphasized written literature as mature, civilized, and conscious of its art, and considered oral literature as primitive and lacking in technique.

Post-colonial literature

The books by the authors that I selected for this web page represent the literature produced for African children after colonialism. This material is now available to children in African schools and around the world. Despite having an African background it can be and is read by children from many different backgrounds.

*Note also that the African Studies Association announces a children's book award at its annual meetings.  Another resource is the Cooperative Children's Book Center at the University of Wisconsin (Ginny Moore Kruse, Librarian).

Children's authors treated on this web site

Verna Aardema. United States (1911-)
Peggy Appiah. Ghana/Britain (1921-)
Kathleen Arnott. Britain (1914-)
Meshack Asare. Ghana (1945-)
Barbara Kimenye.
Uganda (1940-)
Meniru. Nigeria (19 ? )
Tololwa Mollel. Tanzania (1952-)
Asenath Bole Odaga.
Kenya (1938- )
Onadipe. Nigeria (1922- )

A few links to other web pages on African children's literature

Africa Access includes information on African children's book awards and "contains reviews and annotations of over 900 materials on Africa."

The Centre for International Re in Childhood at the University of Reading provides a good starting point.

The Africa Access Review Of Children's Materials on Africa, edited by Brenda Randolph.

The University of South Africa Children's Literature Re Unit (CLRU) includes academic publications, children's book awards, a bio-bibliography of Joan Rankin and the CLRU archives/book collection.

The South African Children's Literature Collection at UCT [see the same page for their historical Children's Literature Collection]: "Books published in South Africa from 1989 and exhibited annually by the Children's Book Forum of the Western Cape make up the core of this collection, apparently the only one of its kind in the country. The Children's Book Forum was founded in 1987, its aim being to encourage the writing, illustration, publishing and reading of, and re into, children's books in South Africa. The National Library of South Africa's Centre for the Book in Cape Town refers reers to this collection. The Centre's mission is to "contribute toward the development of reading, especially among children...", most appropriate, in this, "Masifunde sonke" the Year of the Reader." N.B.

The Centre for the Book hosts an active e-group on South African Children's Literature. To join, email cln@nlsa.ac.za or find out more at https://www.nlsa.ac.za/cb

"The collection contains many useful texts used in the study of South Africa's languages. It is consulted by reers in a number of disciplines such as English, Afrikaans, African Languages and Education, others reing the sociology of South African childhood as portrayed in children's books, as well as educators, book illustrators, writers and publishers. The University Libraries' Manuscripts & Archives Department holds original artwork by South Africa's premier children's book illustrator, Niki Daly, whose books are housed in this collection."

"In progress at present is a collection of older books written for South African children which gives some insight into how South African society and race relations were presented to young readers in the books written for them."

Jacaranda Designs "offers a unique blend of images from Africa's past and present. They continue to publish international award-winning children's books as well as adding a wider pan-African list to express optimism about Africa." One of their many bilingual (English and Swahili) publications for children is Mchesi goes to school.

"Started seven years ago by the Foundation for the Promotion of Children's Science Publications in Africa (CHISCI), the Pan-African Children's Book Fair (PACBF) is a fair with a difference. At the core of CHISCI's concern in initiating this activity was the African child and the need to stimulate a learning environment that captures and nurtures the child's inherent qualities of imagination, curiosity and creativity. The PACBF therefore is not merely an exhibition of books but has a dynamic atmosphere built around it deliberately to enhance the precious centre that books occupy in the learning life of a child" (Bellagio Publishing Newsletter, Number 23. October, 1998).

Sam Mbure is a Kenyan author who writes poetry and children's books among other things.

Works cited

Odaga, Asenath Bole. Literature for children and young people in Kenya. Nairobi: Kenya literature Bureau, 1985.

Meniru, Teresa. "Children's Literature: Progress and Problems." in Children and Literature in Africa. Ed. Ernest N. Emenyonu. Ibadan: Heinemann, 1992.

Select Re Bibliography from the University of Florida Libraries

Odiase, J. O. U. African Books for Children and Young Adults (A select Bibliography and check list). Benin: Nationwide Publication, 1986.

Heale, Jay. SACBIP 95 : All South African Children's Books in print 1995. Grabow: Bookchat, 1995.

Johnson, James P. Africana for Children and Young people. A Current Guide for Teachers and Librarians. Westport: Greenwood Periodicals, 1971.

Jones, Eldred D. and Marjorie Jones (eds.) Childhood in African literature : a review. Trenton, N.J. : Africa World Press, 1998. (African literature today ; 21).

Khoran, Meena. Africa in Literature for Children and Young Adults: An Annotated Bibliography of English-Language Books. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1994.

Mills, Joyce White. The Black World in Literature for Children: A Bibliography of Print and Non-Print Materials. Vol 2. Atlanta: Atlanta University School of Library, 1976.

Proceeding, Papers, and Summaries of discussions of the Seminar on Creative Writing and Publishing for Children in Africa today 12th- 14th January 1983. Freetown: Sierra Leone Central Library, 1983.

Schmidt, Nancy J. Children's Books on Africa and their authors: An Annotated Bibliography. New York: Africana Publishing Co, 1975.

-----. Supplement to Children's Books on Africa and their authors. An Annotated Bibliography. New York: Africana Publishing Co, 1979.

Yenika-Agbaw, Vivian. 1998. "Images of West Africa in children's books: Replacing old stereotypes with new ones?" New Advocate 11:3 (203-218). [Reprinted with permission in Alternative library literature : a biennial anthology 1998/99].

Other African Children's Literature Authors Available At UF Libraries



Place and publishing information

Appe, James

Stories from Uganda

Nairobi, Kenya: East African Educational, 1994


More stories from Uganda

Nairobi, Kenya: East African Educational, 1994

Achebe, Chinua

The drum

Enugu, Nigeria: Fourth Dimension, 1979


The flute

Enugu, Nigeria: Fourth Dimension, 1979

Annoh, G. Kwesi

Island of no return

Accra, Ghana: Educational Press, 1993

Darmani, Lawrence

Stories from Africa

Achimota, Ghana: Africa Christian Press, 1994

Enwonwu, Chio

Tortoise goes to town

Ibadan, Nigeria: Heinemann, 1992

Koloko, Leonard

Pinto and the magic flute

Lusaka: Zambia Educational Publishing House, 1994

Kuforiji, J.A.

Best Nigerian folk tales

Ibadan, Nigeria: J. Kuforiji, 1990

Mhlophe Gcina

Snake with seven heads

Braamfontein, South Africa: Skotaville Publishers, 1989


The singing dog

Johannesburg, South Africa: Skotaville, 1992

Ngugi Wa Thion'go

Njamba Nene's pistol

Nairobi, Kenya: Heinemann, 1986

Oloro, Nancy

Golden bangle

Kampala, Uganda: Fountain Publishers, 199-


Mother eats her son

Kampala, Uganda: Fountain Publishers, 1993

Orchardson-Mazrui, Elizabeth

The adventures of Mekatilili

Nairobi: East African Educational Publishers, 1999.

Tumusiime, James

The ungrateful mother

Kampala, Uganda: Fountain Publishers, 199-

Yemitan, Oladipo

Bearded story teller

Akure, Nigeria: Fagbamigbe, 1980


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