The Tortoise and the Geese

A story from India that shows you should use words wisely

The Sorcerer's Apprentice

A young man tries to do the tricks of a master magician and things go badly wrong.

The Man and the Figs

This Jewish tale is wise, witty, and very ancient.The story comes from the Talmud - and is about an old man who impresses the Roman emperor.

How Wisdom Got Out

A West-African story from Ghana. Long ago, one old man had all the wisdom in world. His name was Father Anansi, and in some mysterious way he was related to the trickster spider...