ISSN: 2397-9607 Issue 120 In issue 120 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Romanian tale of Vasilica the Brave. Vasilica did not know the meaning of fear, and was calm and cool in the greatest peril; he laughed at ill the frightful tales of dragons and evil spirits recounted by the old women of the neighbourhood. So he was called Vasilica the Brave. His father, seeing that he was not diligent at learning, either his own trade, or any other, thought it best that he should become a soldier. But the boy did not wish to be placed under the command of others, for with his strength he could overcome them all. On leaving home he comes across a dragon fighting a winged horse. He helps the winged horse escape the dragon’s torment and a legend is born. .....…… Download and read about the adventures and conquests of Vasilica and his horse.
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, on map. HINT - use Google maps.