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Monkey and the Crocodile : And Other Fables from the Jataka Tales of India (Paperback)

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Children will be enchanted by the quaint humor and timeless wisdom of these age-old fables drawn from Buddhist texts. Timid rabbits, noble deer, quarrelsome quails, greedy merchants, and other memorable animal and human characters populate the tales, all of which offer thought-provoking morals."The Turtle Who Couldn't Stop Talking" illustrates the folly of offering a reply when silence is the best answer; "The Ox Who Won the Forfeit" testifies to the effectiveness of kindness rather than brute force; and "The Golden Goose" and "The Penny-wise Monkey" demonstrate how greed can ruin good fortune. These and dozens of other captivating stories are further enhanced by charming silhouette images.
Number of Pages: 194.0
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Legends + Myths + Fables / General, Fairy Tales + Folklore / General, Classics
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Dover Pubns
Age Range: 4-8 years
Language: English
Street Date: September 16, 2015
TCIN: 50439129
UPC: 9780486796147
Item Number (DPCI): 248-06-9218

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