Zékéyé and the Little Tune

Zékéyé and the Little Tune

Today, everyone in the village of the Bamilekes is celebrating; there is rhythmic music and holy songs; old and young alike are calling the rain with their chanting.

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The Wise Daughter

The Wise Daughter

Once upon a time, there were two friends, a tailor, and an innkeeper. They spent as much time together as they could, drinking tea, playing backgammon, and above all, talking.

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How Monkey Looked for Trouble

How Monkey Looked for Trouble

Once upon a time in a very small village, there lived an old woman who made the most delicious coconut cakes. People would come from all around just to buy her cakes at the village market.

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Hondidldo and the Apple Thief

Hondidldo and the Apple Thief

In a small town, not far from here, lived a farmer with three sons. The oldest was named Didldei, the middle, Didldob, and the youngest, Hondidldo.

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Búkolla

Búkolla

The story of Búkolla, possibly Iceland’s most beloved traditional fairy tale, features a magical cow named Búkolla and her boy pitted against two evil troll-sisters.

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Ali Baba and the 40 thieves

Ali Baba and the 40 thieves

Once upon a time in the kingdom of Persia there lived two brothers. The older, Kassim was wealthy men while his younger brother Ali Baba, was very poor.

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