ISSN: 2397-9607 Issue 172 In this 172nd issue of the Baba Indaba’s Children's Stories series, Baba Indaba narrates the Irish tale of “An Braon Suar Or”or the Golden Pin of Sleep. Fiongalla, also known as the Fair Cheek, was a beautiful maiden. Many suitors had sought her hand in marriage but failed at the quest of bring from the Donn Thir (brown or dark land) the Craov Cuilleann (holly-bough), the Luis Bui (marigold), and the crimson berries of the Uhar (yew). Enter the latest suitor, Feargal, a nobleman. Instantly Feargal and Fiongalla are attracted to each other. Fiongalla, fearing for Feargal’s life tries to dissuade him from setting out. But determined to win the hand of Fiongalla, Feargal departs. But our young hero has had a vision of the tutelar Sighe of his family, the benevolent and powerful Finncaev (fair love), who had promised him her assistance at his utmost need........……. Download and read this story to find out what events unfold after Feargal departs. Is he able to get past the Stones of Power and retrieve the necessary items to claim his one true love?
Baba Indaba is a fictitious Zulu storyteller who narrates children's stories from around the world. Baba Indaba translates as "Father of Stories".
Each issue also has a "WHERE IN THE WORLD - LOOK IT UP" section, where young readers are challenged to look up a place on a map somewhere in the world. The place, town or city is relevant to the story. HINT - use Google maps.
33% of the profit from the sale of this book will be donated to charities. INCLUDES LINKS TO DOWNLOAD 8 FREE STORIES