Stories of Silk
The Greedy Woman
There was once a woman who was very greedy. One day, she was searching for a goat that she had lost in the plains of Somalia, where she and her family roamed as nomads. Suddenly, she saw a freshly dead, plump camel on the ground. She decided that she needed to immediately cut it up, cook it, and eat some. She ran back to their aqal, or hut. She was excited to discover that no-one was at home and quickly found the two biggest knives that they owned.
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This is a magical collection of eleven Somali Folktale stories for children aged 5 and older, retold by Deqa M Abdi. The Somali audiobook of Stories of Silk will be released in September 2020.