Mze Kidogo

A skinny old lady becomes very fat and outwits a lion, a leopard and a bear.

Adam says ‘It was my great privilege to live in Tanzania while working on a VSO project with Zanzibari teachers and children. I first heard this story there and started to play with it and have since come across similar versions elsewhere. It’s great fun to tell.’

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The Mean King

A mean king learns to rule with more kindness and justice.

Adam says ‘I think this tale is Indian in origin but I often change it to a Nordic King, because then the cold water and ice seem more realistic.’

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