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True Friends: A Tale from Tanzania
by John Kilaka
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Only Rat knows how to make fire, and he generously provides it to all the other animals. When his best friend, Elephant, suggests that Rat store his food in Elephant’s solid house, Rat agrees. But when the drought comes, Elephant refuses to share the stored food. You are tiny, and you don’t need much,” he says. So go away.” When the other animals return to fetch their fire, Rat is gone and Elephant is worried. What will his betrayed friend do? John Kilaka brings a traditional Tanzanian animal fable to life with gentle humor, vibrant color, and memorable characters.
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Rat shares freely with all of his friends, but when Elephant betrays him, how will Rat respond?
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