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    • Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales

    • By: Nelson Mandela (editor)
    • Narrated by: Samuel L. Jackson, Whoopi Goldberg, Matt Damon, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 401
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 249
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 251

    Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales is an audiobook benefiting children orphaned and impacted by HIV/AIDS in South Africa, featuring Gillian Anderson, Benjamin Bratt, LeVar Burton, Ricardo Chavira, Don Cheadle, Matt Damon, Whoopi Goldberg, Sean Hayes, Hugh Jackman, Samuel L. Jackson, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Debra Messing, Helen Mirren, Parminder Nagra, Sophie Okonedo, CCH Pounder, and Alan Rickman.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Exotic, fun and fascinating

    • By Penny on 08-13-09

    Regular price: $17.09

    • The Lion, the Hare, and the Hyena

    • A Story from Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales
    • By: Nelson Mandela (editor), Phyllis Savory, Gwido Mariko
    • Narrated by: Alan Rickman
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41

    In this story from Kenya, retold to Phyllis Savory by Gwido Mariko, the hare and the hyena again try, as they so often do, to outwit each other. Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales is an audiobook benefiting children orphaned and impacted by HIV/AIDS in South Africa.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic

    • By Frae on 12-09-16

    Regular price: $2.27

    • The Cat Who Came Indoors

    • A Story from Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales
    • By: Nelson Mandela (editor), Hugh Tracey
    • Narrated by: Helen Mirren
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    There are quite a number of stories explaining how dogs were tamed, but this Shona story from Zimbabwe, originally told to the musicologist and folklorist Hugh Tracey in the Karanga tongue, explains how cats became cherished inhabitants of human homes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic

    • By Frae on 12-09-16

    Regular price: $2.27

    • Mmadipetsane

    • A Story from Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales
    • By: Nelson Mandela (editor), Minnie Postma
    • Narrated by: Alfre Woodard
    • Length: 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    In old tales found both in Africa and across the world, children are sometimes warned very specifically against disobedience. This story from Lesotho, retold here by folklorist Minnie Postma, is no exception.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic

    • By Frae on 12-09-16

    Regular price: $2.27

    • The Snake Chief

    • A Story from Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales
    • By: Nelson Mandela (editor)
    • Narrated by: Scarlett Johansson
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales is an audiobook benefiting children orphaned and impacted by HIV/AIDS in South Africa, featuring Gillian Anderson, Benjamin Bratt, LeVar Burton, Ricardo Chavira, Don Cheadle, Matt Damon, Whoopi Goldberg, Sean Hayes, Hugh Jackman, Samuel L. Jackson, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Scarlett Johansson,

    Debra Messing, Helen Mirren, Parminder Nagra, Sophie Okonedo, CCH Pounder, Alan Rickman, Blair Underwood, and more.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wishing for more!

    • By Amazon Customer on 06-17-16

    Regular price: $2.27

    • The Cloud Princess

    • A Story from Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales
    • By: Nelson Mandela (editor), Phyllis Savory
    • Narrated by: Matt Damon
    • Length: 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    In this Swazi tale, retold by Phyllis Savory, the hare is magically transformed into a human being - an unusual event in hare stories. Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales is an audiobook benefiting children orphaned and impacted by HIV/AIDS in South Africa.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic

    • By Frae on 12-09-16

    Regular price: $2.27

    • Spider and the Crows

    • A Story from Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales
    • By: Nelson Mandela (editor)
    • Narrated by: Don Cheadle
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    The spider plays a dramatic role in many African stories. He is often exceptionally resourceful - as is evident in this Nigerian folktale. In the stories of the Ashanti he is known as Kwaku Anansi.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic

    • By Frae on 12-09-16

    Regular price: $2.27

    • A Message from Archbishop Desmond Tutu

    • An Excerpt from 'Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales'
    • By: Nelson Mandela (editor), Desmond Tutu
    • Narrated by: Desmond Tutu
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales is an audiobook benefiting children orphaned and impacted by HIV/AIDS in South Africa. Featured are Gillian Anderson, Benjamin Bratt, LeVar Burton, Ricardo Chavira, Don Cheadle, Matt Damon, Whoopi Goldberg, Sean Hayes, Hugh Jackman, Samuel L. Jackson, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Scarlett Johansson,

    Debra Messing, Helen Mirren, Parminder Nagra, Sophie Okonedo, CCH Pounder, Alan Rickman, Blair Underwood, and more.

    Regular price: $2.27

    • The Ring of the King

    • A Story from Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales
    • By: Nelson Mandela (editor)
    • Narrated by: Alan Rickman
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales is an audiobook benefiting children orphaned and impacted by HIV/AIDS in South Africa, featuring Gillian Anderson, Benjamin Bratt, LeVar Burton, Ricardo Chavira, Don Cheadle, Matt Damon, Whoopi Goldberg, Sean Hayes, Hugh Jackman, Samuel L. Jackson, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Scarlett Johansson,

    Debra Messing, Helen Mirren, Parminder Nagra, Sophie Okonedo, CCH Pounder, Alan Rickman, Blair Underwood, and more.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fourteen Minutes of Incredible Fun

    • By Gretchen SLP on 01-05-16

    Regular price: $2.27

    • The Hare and the Tree Spirit

    • A Story from Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales
    • By: Nelson Mandela (editor)
    • Narrated by: Sophie Okonedo
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales is an audiobook benefiting children orphaned and impacted by HIV/AIDS in South Africa.

    Regular price: $2.27

    • The Clever Snake Charmer

    • A Story from Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales
    • By: Nelson Mandela (editor)
    • Narrated by: Samuel L. Jackson
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    From Morocco comes this entertaining story about a clever snake charmer who knows how to push his luck. Once again there are three riddles that have to be answered.

    Regular price: $2.27

    • Asmodeus and the Bottler of Djinns

    • A Story From Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales
    • By: Nelson Mandela (editor)
    • Narrated by: Whoopi Goldberg
    • Length: 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales is an audiobook benefiting children orphaned and impacted by HIV/AIDS in South Africa, featuring Gillian Anderson, Benjamin Bratt, LeVar Burton, Ricardo Chavira, Don Cheadle, Matt Damon, Whoopi Goldberg, Sean Hayes, Hugh Jackman, Samuel L. Jackson, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Scarlett Johansson,

    Debra Messing, Helen Mirren, Parminder Nagra, Sophie Okonedo, CCH Pounder, Alan Rickman, Jurnee Smollett, Charlize Theron, and Blair Underwood.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • nelson mandela tries save aferica

    • By gloria on 06-18-12

    Regular price: $2.27

    • King Lion's Gifts

    • A Story from Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales
    • By: Nelson Mandela (editor)
    • Narrated by: Ricardo Chavira
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales is an audiobook benefiting children orphaned and impacted by HIV/AIDS in South Africa, featuring Gillian Anderson, Benjamin Bratt, LeVar Burton, Ricardo Chavira, Don Cheadle, Matt Damon, Whoopi Goldberg, Sean Hayes, Hugh Jackman, Samuel L. Jackson, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Scarlett Johansson,

    Debra Messing, Helen Mirren, Parminder Nagra, Sophie Okonedo, CCH Pounder, Alan Rickman, Blair Underwood, and more.

    Regular price: $2.27

    • Wolf and Jackal and the Barrel of Butter

    • A Story From Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales
    • By: Nelson Mandela (editor)
    • Narrated by: Hugh Jackman
    • Length: 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales is an audiobook benefiting children orphaned and impacted by HIV/AIDS in South Africa, featuring Gillian Anderson, Benjamin Bratt, LeVar Burton, Ricardo Chavira, Don Cheadle, Matt Damon, Whoopi Goldberg, Sean Hayes, Hugh Jackman, Samuel L. Jackson, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Scarlett Johansson,

    Debra Messing, Helen Mirren, Parminder Nagra, Sophie Okonedo, CCH Pounder, Alan Rickman, Jurnee Smollett, Charlize Theron, and Blair Underwood.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliantly beastly

    • By Vicki on 02-02-12

    Regular price: $2.27

    • Van Hunks and the Devil

    • A Story from Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales
    • By: Nelson Mandela (editor), Johnny Clegg (composer), Annari Van Der Mere
    • Narrated by: LeVar Burton
    • Length: 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    This is another version of the well-known tale concerning Table Mountain's blanket of clouds, known as the white tablecloth. This story originates from the early years when the Cape of Storms was still circumnavigated by sailing ships and the settlement at the Cape was a Dutch colony. It is retold here by Annari Van Der Mere.

    Regular price: $2.27

    • The Enchanting Song of the Magical Bird

    • A Story from Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales
    • By: Nelson Mandela (editor), Julius Oelke
    • Narrated by: Jurnee Smollett
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    This East African story about the innocence and power that children possess was recorded at the beginning of the 20th century in Benaland, Tanganyika (now Tanzania), by Pastor Julius Oelke of the Berlin Mission Church.

    Regular price: $2.27

    • The Mother Who Turned to Dust

    • A Story from Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales
    • By: Nelson Mandela (editor), Vusi Mahlasela (composer)
    • Narrated by: Helen Mirren
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales is an audiobook benefiting children orphaned and impacted by HIV/AIDS in South Africa.

    Regular price: $2.27

    • Fesito Goes to Market

    • A Story from Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales
    • By: Nelson Mandela (editor)
    • Narrated by: Don Cheadle
    • Length: 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales is an audiobook benefiting children orphaned and impacted by HIV/AIDS in South Africa.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Don is great, sound effects, the whole bit

    • By Vicki on 02-02-12

    Regular price: $2.27

    • The Message

    • A Story from Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales
    • By: Nelson Mandela (editor)
    • Narrated by: Charlize Theron
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales is an audiobook benefiting children orphaned and impacted by HIV/AIDS in South Africa. The audiobook was a truly international affair, recorded in Los Angeles, New York, Miami, London, and Johannesburg. The stories were chosen by the Nobel Laureate himself, from every region of Africa.

    Regular price: $2.27

    • The Mantis and the Moon

    • A Story from Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales
    • By: Nelson Mandela (editor)
    • Narrated by: Forest Whitaker
    • Length: 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales is an audiobook benefiting children orphaned and impacted by HIV/AIDS in South Africa. The audiobook was a truly international affair recorded in Los Angeles, New York, Miami, London, and Johannesburg. The stories were chosen by the Nobel Laureate himself, from every region of Africa.

    Regular price: $2.27

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