ISSN: 2397-9607 Issue 184 In this 184th issue of the Baba Indaba’s Children's Stories series, Baba Indaba narrates animal stories about dogs. Herein are dog tales from the 18th C. and 19th C from France and England. The first story shows how moved Napoleon Bonaparte was, when inspecting the battlefield after the battle of Castiglione in Lombardy in August 1796, he came across a dog sitting patiently next to the body of a dead officer. Another is of the pet of a magistrate who was beheaded for no reason during France’s Reign of Terror (Sept. 1793 – July 1794), which after his master was executed refused to leave the grave of his master. Lastly we are told the story of the pet dog of Mary Queen of Scots ended her eighteen years of weary captivity upon a scaffold at Fotheringay. Upon her execution the dog let out a howl which seemed to originate from the spirit world................……. Download and read these stories to find out what happened to the three dogs mentioned.
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