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Abela Publishing is a social enterprise publisher. By this we mean we donate up to 33% of our net profit to charities in SA and around the world.

We specialise in old and forgotten folklore, fairy tales, myths, legends and childrens stories, but do publish selected other works as well.

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Příběhy jižní afriky – illustrated czech language...

It is with great thanks to james a. honey that this volume was ever compiled. for there are few volumes currently available with these old and forgotten tales from across south africa. in this volume you will find for...

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Anansi stories – 13 anansi, or spider/trickster s...

Ananzi or ahnansi (ah-nahn-see) “the trickster” is a cunning and intelligent spider and is one of the most important characters of west african and caribbean folklore. in this volume you will find 13 anansi tales. storie...

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Myths and legends of the bantu – 200 folk tales a...

Within these 438 pages you will find 20 chapters filled with almost 200 stories selected from across southern africa - of prophets, doctors, witches, chameleons, the legend of ngeketo, baboons, the zulu tokoloshe, sikulo...

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Specimens of bushman folklore – 84 stories of bus...

Specimens of bushman folk-lore was published by dr. whi bleek only after he’d overcome many great difficulties (and great they were in late 1800s south africa). so complete is this volume that dr. bleek even provides ex...

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South african folk tales – 40 south african fol t...

It is with great thanks to james a. honey that this volume was ever compiled. for there are few volumes currently available with these old and forgotten tales from across south africa. in this volume you will find for...

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Old hendricks tales – 11 south african folk tales...

A great read for children. in this volume you will find thirteen uniquely south african folk tales. stories of why the baboon has that kink in his tail, why old jackal danced the war-dance, when the birds would choos...

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Light on a dark secret – a love story from the ap...

Light on a dark secret by glynnis hayward is insightful, revealing, shocking! a glimpse of what it was truly like to live and love under the repressive regime of apartheid. in 1982, fran walker was born in california...

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