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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Walk softly on a big stick African folktale story

Walk softly on a big stick African folktale story

Walk softly on a big stick African folktale story


The African folktale is a story passed down verbally from generation to generation. Today African folktales are written down in books, blogs and still shared verbally.



African Folktale; walk softly on a big stick teaches everything was impossible until someone decided otherwise.

 

African Folktale; Walk Softly on the Big stick mongoose teaches everything was impossible until someone decided otherwise.
Walk Softly on a Big stick mongoose 

Walk Softly on a Big Stick African Folktale Story


Once the King of the hippopotamus’ got a stick long enough to reach across the ocean to the big island of Madagascar. 

He placed the stick into the water, and gave notice to all other animals that he who would cross over to Madagascar on that stick and bring back from there a leaf should marry his daughter.

One after another attempted to cross; lions, tigers, wild dogs, baboons, and even monkeys; but none could walk far before the stick would roll over and they fell into the water drowned.


By and by, the mongoose walked softly upon the stick, crossed over to Madagascar, and brought back a leaf, which he gave to the hippopotamus, and he in return gave him his daughter, as was promised.



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