Crocodile and Hen: A Bakongo Folktale
HarperCollins, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 45 pages
Crocodile is determined to eat fat and juicy-looking Hen! But when he opens his mouth wide to swallow her, Hen calmly says, "My brother, don't eat me," and Crocodile just can't do it. What does Hen mean? How can Crocodile be her brother? Does Hen know something Crocodile doesn't?
Clever Hen outwits the confused and hungry Crocodile in this comic folktale from the Bakongo people of Africa.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ktinney2315937 - LibraryThing
Crocodile really wants to eat hen, but every time he goes to she calls him brother and that makes him not want to eat her. He is so puzzled about why Hen keeps calling him brother, so he goes to as ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Tien.Nguyen - LibraryThing
A crocodile decides to eat a hen several times. The hen went down by the river to look for food and water. This hen was big and smart. When the crocodile opened his mouth to eat this hen, the hen said ... Read full review