Adapted by Chris van Wyk for advanced level readers. Illustrated.
"A young boy’s mother is sick. She sends him to the home of the prophetess to fetch holy water. The little boy knocks on the door. When the prophetess opens the door the boy goes into her house."
The story deals with how people in the township see the prophetess and focuses on their faith, trust and beliefs, as seen through the eyes of this young boy.
Includes a word list. Also available in isiXhosa (600-0091) and isiZulu (600-0099).
|Peppercorn Book Number: 600-0009|
|Publisher: ViVa Books|
|Series: Well Known Stories|
|Illustrator: Lois Head|
|Illustrated: b&w drawings|
|Place of Publication: Johannesburg, South Africa|
|Year of Publication: 1992|
|Reader Level: Advanced 1|
|Size: A5, portrait|
|Length: 44 pages|