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THE HAPPY PRINCE--An Eastern Fairy Tale

Baba Indaba's Children's Stories--Issue 336 · Baba Indaba Children's Stories

by Anon E. Mouse


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ISSN: 2397-9607 Issue 336
In this 336th issue of the Baba Indaba's Children's Stories series, Baba Indaba narrates the Fairy Tale "THE HAPPY PRINCE".
In an Eastern town where a lot of poor people suffer and where there is a lot of misery, a swallow is left behind after his flock flew off to Egypt for the winter. As he flies about the city, he meets the statue of the late "Happy Prince", who on reality had never experienced true sorrow, for he lived in a palace where sorrow isn't allowed to enter. Viewing various scenes of people suffering in poverty from his high monument, the Happy Prince asks the swallow to take the ruby from his hilt, the sapphires from his eyes, and the golden leaf covering his body to give to the poor.

What happens in the end? Do the people realise what the Happy Prince has done with the help of the swallow? Are they rewarded for their efforts or do the people simply not care? To find the answers to these questions, and others you may have, you will have to download and read this story to find out!

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.

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Abela Publishing
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Baba Indaba Children's Stories


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