<h1>Folk and Fairy tales from Africa. Many public domain (before 1923) fairy and folk tale texts contain tales from many countries. See the COLLECTIONS page for links to these texts.</h1>
LINKS to pages with ILLUSTRATIONS and TEXT:
- WEST-AFRICAN FOLK-TALES by William H. Barker, Lagos, Africa, Bookshop, 1917, at The Baldwin Project. Each story is presented on a separate page.
- COLOUR FAIRY BOOKS by Andrew Lang, various years. This link takes you to the searchable table of contents at Mythology-Folklore. Click on “Source” and the African tales in each of the 12 books will be listed together.
- SOUTH-AFRICAN FOLK-TALES by James A. Honey, New York: Baker and Taylor, 1910. Each tale links to its own page. SurLaLune Fairy Tales is an excellent link to folk and fairy tales of many countries.
- KAFFIR FOLK-LORE by George McCall Theal, London: S. Sonnenschein, Le Bas & Lowery, 1886. Also at SurLaLune Fairy Tales
NOTE: All texts on these sites are in the public domain.