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The Girl Who Married a Skull and Other African Stories


Have you heard the one about the skull who borrowed body parts to pass himself off as a human so he could trick the village beauty into marriage? No? Well, what about when the daughters of Frog and Snake had a playdate? Okay, fine. But surely you've heard the story of the crocodiles who voted on whether or not to eat a man that had saved one of their lives? No? Wow, have we got some stories for you!

This anthology, the first in the Cautionary Fables & Fairytales series, features stories by the following amazing creative teams:

  • The Disobedient Daughter Who Married A Skull by Nicole Chartrand
  • Anansi Tries to Steal Wisdom by Jose Pimienta
  • Demane and Demazana by Katie & Steven Shanahan
  • Hyena and Jackal by Chris Schweizer
  • Snake and Frog Never Play Together by Carla Speed McNeil
  • Why Turtles Live in the Water by Jarrett Williams
  • The Story of the Thunder and the Lightning by Kate Ashwin
  • Gratitude by D. Shazzbaa Bennett
  • The Lion's Whiskers by Mary Cagle
  • Isis and the Name of Ra by Cameron Morris & Nina Matsumoto
  • Queen Hyena's Funeral by Ma’at Crook
  • The Girl Who Married a Lion by Kel McDonald
  • Concerning the Hawk and the Owl by Meredith McClaren
  • Chef 5 Heads by Sloane Leong
  • The Stranger by Faith Erin Hicks
Title The Girl Who Married a Skull and Other African Stories
Creators Cameron Morris, Carla Speed McNeil, Faith Erin Hicks, Jose Pimienta, Katie and Steven Shannahan, Kel McDonald, Mary Cagle, Meredith McClaren, Nicole Chartrand, Nina Matsumoto, Sloane Leong
Pages 212
ISBN Softcover: 978-1-945820-24-3
DRM-free PDF: 978-1-945820-23-6
Publication Date October 1, 2018
Dimensions 6" × 9"
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