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1001 Stories Collection

The Monkey and the Mango

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Added on 07th July 2020

Oral tradition Indian folktale

Asia Animals
1001 , Audio , Storymap

A monkey is convinced that the world is ending.

Story

A monkey lying under a tree hears a loud bang and is convinced that the world is going to open up and swallow him. He runs from animal to animal spreading panic until the lion explains what has really happened.

Why we chose it

The Monkey and the Mango was one of the stories in The Story Museum’s original audio collection. These stories are particularly suitable for learning to retell.

Associated stories

Henny Penny, also known as Chicken Licken or Chicken Little, is a similar story from a different tradition

Added on 07th July 2020

Oral tradition Indian folktale

Asia Animals
1001 , Audio , Storymap

Story Resources

  • The Monkey and the Mango story map PDF (353.328 KB)
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