Somali Stories


The Lion with the Red Eyes

The Lion with the Red Eyes

Language: English/Somali  Origin: Somalia

A story about accepting people for who they are and showing respect for their beliefs.

Enjoy this story in: English Somali


A Lesson of Tit For Tat

A Lesson of Tit For Tat

Language: English/Somali  Origin: Somalia

A story about why not to betray friends, and if you do, to expect that they may do it in return.

Enjoy this story in: English Somali


Who is the Cleverest, Sheep or Lion?

Who is the Cleverest, Sheep or Lion?

Language: English/Somali  Origin: Somalia

A story that illustrates how to learn from your mistakes and the importance of trusting others.

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The King with Donkey Ears

The King with Donkey Ears

Language: English/Somali  Origin: Somalia

A story about how to keep secrets and the importance of not breaking promises.

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The Well

The Well

Language: English/Somali  Origin: Somalia

A long time ago, there were four families who lived in a small village in Somalia. The first family would argue all of the time, the second family were very greedy…

Enjoy this story in: English Somali