The Bite of Mango by Mariatu Kamara
#998 The Bite of Mango by Mariatu Kamara

Mariatu was born in Sierra Leone. She and her family had heard about the rebels. Sometimes the rebels came close to their village. They would go and camp out in the wilderness until it was safe to go back home again. One night her family left and went to a neighboring village. Someone asked her...

The Envious Neighbor-The Violet Fairy Book
The Envious Neighbor-The Violet Fairy Book

A poor couple once had a dog, which they loved very much. One day, the dog found a treasure. This made the couple's lives much easier. Their neighbor got envious though. He wanted to be rich as well. He borrowed the dog, after much convincing, but the dog didn't find any treasure in his yard....

Two in a Sack-The Violet Fairy Book
Two in a Sack-The Violet Fairy Book

There was once a man who caught a crane. He was going to take it home to his wife, but the crane told him to hold on a minute. The crane would give him something good in return. He gave the man a sack and said, "Two out of the sack." Out of the sack...

The Envious Neighbor-The Violet Fairy Book
How a Fish Swam in the Air and a Hare in the Water-The Violet Fairy Book

There was once a man, who had a wife, who told everyone everything. It didn't matter what it was, people would know about it because it would come out of her mouth. No secret or embarrassing fact was safe. One day as the man and woman were walking in the woods he mentioned to her that...

The Story of a Gazelle-The Violet Fairy Book
The Story of a Gazelle-The Violet Fairy Book

A man once dug in the dirt for his daily meal. He would find a few grains of corn and that's it. A man selling gazelles came around and the other man wanted one. He did not have much money but could give an eighth. He shared what little he had with the gazelle. The...

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