Author Spotlight – Robbie Cheadle: “The Story of the Tokoloshe.”

Thank you Colleen Chesebro – Fairy Whisperer for sharing my story and poem about the Tokoloshe. I am very excited to be part of your new series about mythical creatures and legends.

Word Craft ~ Prose and Poetry

Welcome to my Author Spotlight – Guest Posts

I have started a new feature on my blog, called Author Spotlight – Guest Posts. As you can see from the image above, I am looking for themed posts about fairies, myths, and magic. If you are an interested author and would like to be featured on my blog, please click HERE to find out more.

I am proud to introduce my first guest. Her name is Robbie Cheadle, author of the Sir Chocolate books written for children. During my International Fairy Day celebration last week, Robbie and I got into a discussion about the mystical beings in Africa. I thought it was intriguing that fairies didn’t figure into their mythology. Every country, or in this case, continent, is unique in the telling of their myths and fables. Robbie has done some amazing research. She also knows my love of poetry…

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24 thoughts on “Author Spotlight – Robbie Cheadle: “The Story of the Tokoloshe.”

  1. Wow Robbie, loved jumping over to colleens blog and reading..
    A Tokoloshe looks a cheeky little Gremlin.. and on par with a Goblin.. lol.. or a Troll.. 🙂 Fascinating to read.. I did not leave a comment over there, as I am rushing around this evening..
    Sending you love my friend xxxx And happy these were not in my Bed Time Stories 🙂 ❤ lol

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  2. I missed this post somehow Robbie – yes the tokoloshe is alive and well here in SA! Mind you, we Europeans also do strange things like salt in all 4 corners to drive out evil spirits! Great post thank you! Have a great week!

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    1. Thank you, Susan. Indeed, Europeans have many more strange mystical creatures than are found in Africa. African tradition mainly refers to the ancestors but we have fairies, elves, dwarves, trolls, etc.


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