Tremearne. Fables from Hausaland

Today's free book is Fables and Fairy Tales for Little Folk, or Uncle Remus in Hausaland by A. J. N. Tremearne. You can read about the Hausa people at Wikipedia; they live mostly in Nigeria and Niger, althoug there are also Hausa-speaking people in other parts of Africa.

For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

The book is available at Internet Archive and Hathi Trust.



I. How the Scorpion Saved the Goat's Life
II. The Spider Deceives the Hippopotamus and the Elephant
III. How the Hyaena was Blamed for the Spider's Wickedness
IV. The Crafty Spider Replenishes his Larder
V. The Fairy Baby
VI. Hausatu and the Enchanted Spider
VII. The Hunter and the Fairy Buffalo
VIII. How The Thieving Spider was Caught by the Half-Man
IX. The Billy-Goat who Said He Was a Magician
X. Why Hawa Prevented the Beasts from Drinking
XI. The Boy who Refused to Walk
XII. Why the Hare is Afraid of the Dog

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