ISSN: 2397-9607 Issue 180 In this 180th issue of the Baba Indaba’s Children's Stories series, Baba Indaba narrates the Russian story of “Emelyan the Fool”. A peasant, who had three sons, two of whom were clever, but the third, Emelyan, was a fool. In time the peasant died leaving precious little as an inheritance. The two elder brothers decided to manage the meagre amount and go to the city to try and increase their wealth leaving Emelyan to look after their wives and the farmstead. One day Emelyan cuts a hole in the frozen river and catches a pike. The pike asks Emelyan what he is going to do with him. Why take him home to cook and eat. The pike convinces Emelyan that he has magical powers and that if Emelyan returns him to the river he will grant him every wish he asks for..............……. Download and read this story to find out just what happens to Emelyan? Was the pike really magical or did he take Emelyan for the fool he really was?
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