Folktales from Africa

Dianne Stewart

Beautifully illustrated throughout by Marjorie van Heerden, this collection of twenty stories is certain to entertain and delight its modern audience, as well as give insight into the countries from which the tales have been sourced.
Date Published :
April 2015
Publisher :
Penguin Random House South Africa
Contributor(s) :
Marjorie van Heerden
Illustration :
50 full color illustrations
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Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781432303556
Pages : 112
Dimensions : 9 X 7 inches
Stock Status : In stock


Folktales are timeless and, although a product of a particular culture, they have universal relevance because they give insight into the human condition. In Folktales from Africa, award-winning South African author Dianne Stewart has retold stories from the African continent.

About The Author

Acclaimed author Dianne Stewart has degrees in African Languages, Literature and Psychology. She has written numerous popular books for children that have been published both locally and internationally, most recently Folktales from Africa (also published by Struik Children), and many of these have been translated into various European, African and Eastern languages.

Since the publication of her first children’s picture book in 1983, award-winning illustrator/writer Marjorie vanHeerden has been published in 33 languages in Africa, Britain, Europe, the East, Canada and the USA. She lives in Gordon’s Bay, near Cape Town, South Africa.

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