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Pottle of Brains - A Baba Indaba Children's Story

Pottle of Brains – A Baba Indaba Children’s Story


ISSN: 2397-9607 Issue 75


In Issue 75 of the Baba Indaba Children’s Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the old English tale “A Pottle o’ Brains” – a story about a fool who was forever getting into scrapes through his foolishness, and being laughed at by everyone. Folks told him that he could get everything he liked from the wise woman that lived on the top o’ the hill, and dealt in potions and herbs and spells and things. And so he goes off to buy a pottle of brains……..

You’ll have to download and read the story to find out what happened.


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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, 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”.