A collection of four beautifully illustrated fables adapted from the stories narrated by Nelson Mandela to his grandson.


Ndaba Mandela shares the stories that shaped his life with readers through an illustrated adaptation of African Fables. You can walk into any book shop today and pick up a copy of Aesop's fables and yet African wisdom remains elusive. This is even more acute in schools and with primary students, world over. This book is a small step to remedy this and ensure that we have a generation that is familiar with African wisdom.

Names of Fables

The Village Without Sunshine
The Big Day
The Tree Guardian
The Water Spirit

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