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The Crab and the Crane

Back when the world was young, and the animals could speak to each other, lived a crab and his friends, the fish in a peaceful pond behind the mountain. They lived happily, playing together and taking care of each other. However, it was unfortunate for them, a long dry season happened that year, and the water in their pond was getting less and less. The fish were getting worried for they knew very well that they would die without water, unlike their firend, the crab, who could still survive… Continue

Added by Maria Sui on February 11, 2009 at 10:57pm — No Comments

The Mousedeer and the Dog - chapter 3

After the dog managed to get out of the river and dry himself, he continued running after the Mousedeer, and again the Mousedeer was easily found by the sharpness of the dog's nose.

The Mousedeer was tired running around the jungle that he forced himself to think up an idea to stop the dog forever. When he was hiding behind the bushes, he was startled to find a sleeping snake just right behind him. But then, it gave him another idea to escape from the dog.

He quickly got… Continue

Added by Maria Sui on February 5, 2009 at 4:09am — No Comments

The Mousedeer and the Dog - chapter 2

Even though the mousedeer was able to run away from the farmer, but he was not able to escape from the dog for the dog had an excellent smelling sense. No matter where he went or where he hid himself, the dog would surely find him. So having no where else to run, the mousedeer had to find a way to make the dog stop chasing him everywhere.

Near by, he saw a bee hive hanging high on the branch of an oak tree. Seeing the hive gave him an idea of how to escape from the dog. He cam closer… Continue

Added by Maria Sui on February 5, 2009 at 3:28am — No Comments

The Mousedeer Stole the Cucumbers - Indonesian Famous Fable

The mousedeer is a famous character in Indonesian fables. It has so many series of the adventures of the mousedeer. Nowadays, the mousedeer is one of the endangered animals in Indonesia. It is called a mousedeer, because it looks like a deer, but it is the same size as a dog.

So this is the story...

Long ago in Java island, lived a famous animal, the mousedeer. The mousedeer was famous of his cleverness, that he could… Continue

Added by Maria Sui on February 2, 2009 at 1:35am — No Comments

The Cat and the Owl - My Favourite Fable!

When God created the world, He created all the living being carefully and full of love. He gave all the animals the most perfect eyes for each of them. He gave the big round beautiful eyes to the deers, He gave the small eyes to the big body elephants, He gave a pair of eyes that could see faraway for the eagles, and so on. All the animals had got their eyes for sure, but only the cat and the owl who had not got their eyes yet.

By that time, God had only two pairs of eyes left. The… Continue

Added by Maria Sui on January 30, 2009 at 1:35am — 2 Comments

Henny Penny - Origin of Chicken Little

ONE day Henny-penny was sleeping under an acorn tree in the cornyard when--whack!--something hit her upon the head. 'Goodness gracious me!' said Henny-penny; 'the sky's a-going to fall; I must go and tell the king.'

So she went along and she went along and she went along till she met Ducky-lucky. 'Where are you going, Hennypenny?' says Ducky-lucky. 'Oh! I'm going to tell the king the sky's a-falling,' says Henny-penny. 'May I come with you?' says Ducky-lucky. 'Certainly,' says… Continue

Added by Maria Sui on January 29, 2009 at 1:06am — No Comments

Awang Gelimang - A story from Africa

Just want to share stories that I know... Please comment.

Awang Gelimang

Long time ago in Africa, there was no rain for one whole year. All the animals were afraid since the plants were starting to die. The king of the jungle, the Great Lion hold a meeting to find out who or what could save the land. Only the Wise Owl knew the answer. In order to get the rain, the animals had to grow the name of a magic tree and only the Spirit of the Mountain knew what the… Continue

Added by Maria Sui on January 29, 2009 at 12:30am — 3 Comments

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