Crocodile and Hen: A Bakongo Folktale
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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CROCODILE AND HEN: A Bakongo FolktaleUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Crocodile thinks Hen would make a mighty tasty chicken dinner, until Hen stops him with his jaws agape with a simple, powerful statement: "My brother, don't eat me." Hen confidently turns her back on ... Read full review