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Br’er Rabbit and the briar patch – American literature

By |2017-08-14T10:19:38+00:00August 14th, 2017|History|

A briar patch - a big thorn bush So Br'er Fox had caught Br'er Rabbit and this time Br'er Fox said he was going to cook Br'er Rabbit and eat him up for good! Br'er Rabbit was mighty scared. He begged, "Oh, Br'er Fox, I don't care what you do with me, so long as [...]

The Monkey and the Crocodile – Jataka Tales

By |2017-07-20T17:57:47+00:00July 20th, 2017|India, Literature|

A monkey eating a mango Crocodile's mother asked him to bring her Monkey's heart to eat, so Crocodile tried to trick Monkey and get his heart. "Hey Monkey!" he said, "Let me swim you over to that island, to get some yummy mangoes!" "Sure thing!" said Monkey, and he hopped on Crocodile's back for a ride. [...]