Meet Jabu who realises that his kindness is not always repaid in kind. Find out who is elected as the king of birds and why the owl hunts by night. See how the forest animals outwit the cunning jackal for the sake of others. Find out how the clever tortoise takes his sweet revenge on the eagle and also meet Moma the python who decides the fate of two bachelors. JABU AND THE LION AND OTHER STORIES • Jabu and The Lion • The King of Birds • The Story of a Dam • The Tortoise and The Eagle • Two Bachelors and a Python Folktales from Africa introduces the readers to the folklore of Central Africa. These folktales play their part in preserving the essence of African Culture and all of them contain hidden morals.
It is retold by Tanya Munshi and Illustrated by Sreelal A.G. Folktales from Africa-Jabu and the Lion and other stories is published under Mango-an imprint of D C books.