ISSN: 2397-9607 Issue 27

In Issue 27 of the Baba Indaba Children’s Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Persian tale of the Soothsayer’s Wife and the (poor) Hodja. – a teacher of sorts who wants to improve his lot in life. But just how does the Hodja succeed?

It is believed that folklore and tales are believed to have originated in India and made their way overland along the Silk and Spice routes and through Central Asia before arriving in Europe.

This book 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.

Baba Indaba is a fictitious Zulu storyteller who narrates children’s stories from around the world. Baba Indaba translates as “Father of Stories”.

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The Soothsayer’s Wife and the Hodja – A Persian Folktale narrated by Baba Indaba – Issue 27

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