The Monkey and the Crocodile


The Monkey and The Crocodile by Paul Galdone is a retelling of a classic Jataka tale from India. In this story the monkeys live in the trees, and the crocodiles live in the water. One day, a young crocodile decides he wants to eat a monkey and comes up with a plan to catch one. Through cunning tricks the two creatures try to outsmart each other, but the crocodile is no match for the clever monkey.

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