ISBN 9789781211867
Pages 68
Dimensions 280 x 210 mm
Illustrations B/W Illustrations
Published 1987
Publisher Ibadan University Press, Nigeria
Format Paperback

Yoruba Folktales

by Amos Tutuola

The author ranks as one of the foremost living traditional African storytellers - as recognised by the acclaim of his first book, The Palmvine Drinkard. This book includes seven folktales especially for young adults, but of universal appeal. Beautiful black and white ink drawings illustrate the tales whose cast of characters include humans, a goddess, an elephant woman, a boa constrictor and a shell-man.

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