The Greedy Baboon book cover

The Greedy Baboon

The baboon and the turtle were the best of friends. They did everything together, such as stealing fruit from the farmers' gardens. Then the turtle decided to grow a fruit tree. The lazy baboon just watched, but after the tree had grown, he helped himself to the ripest fruit. It seemed like a splendid arrangement to the baboon, until...

Like most fables, this popular Nigerian folktale delivers its message by means a lively story, helped along by Chamlern's colorful pictures.

retold by Thong Kham Chanthavong, illustrated by Chamlern Phothihoumphan
First published in 2012 :: Lao language :: 32 pages :: Paperback :: A6

This book was made possible with support from the Laos Literacy Project in the USA. Thank you!

Samples pages from our book: The Greedy Baboon


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