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Monkey: A Trickster Tale from India
Title: Monkey: A Trickster Tale from India
Author: Gerald McDermott
TALES J398.2095 INDIA MCD
In this classic trickster tale, Crocodile wants to feast on Monkey’s heart ,and Monkey must outsmart him if he is to enjoy eating mangoes all day.
Monkey is hungry for the delicious mangoes on the island in the river, but he can’t swim! How will he get there? Crocodile offers to carry Monkey across the water on his back, so Monkey hops aboard. Trouble is, Crocodile is hungry, too—for Monkey! Will clever Monkey come up with a way to get the mangoes and
escape Crocodile’s sharp teeth? Master storyteller and artist Gerald McDermott brings the vibrant colors of India to his telling of this classic trickster tale, which has plenty of cleverness and a sprinkling of mischief.