ISSN: 2397-9607 Issue 23
In Issue 23 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Indian tale of a mean Brahman whose dreams about what riches he could obtain if he traded his possessions. His greed and imagination get the better of his common sense with disastrous results. Look out for the moral of the tale.
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THE BROKEN POT - A Folktale from India
Baba Indaba Children's Stories Issue 23
Publication date: 01/05/2016
A man has a small surplus of rice and begins to dream about how he can trade it
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