How the Monkey Saved His Troop How the Monkey Saved His Troop
More Jataka Tales by Ellen C. Babbitt ReadOasis Step 3 (Part 1) Creative Commons Photo by by Law Keven A mango-tree grew on the... How the Monkey Saved His Troop

More Jataka Tales by Ellen C. Babbitt
ReadOasis Step 3
(Part 1)

Creative Commons Photo by by Law Keven

A mango-tree grew on the bank of a great river. The fruit fell from some of the branches of this tree into the river, and from other branches it fell on the ground.

Every night a troop of Monkeys gathered the fruit that lay on the ground and climbed up into the tree to get the mangoes, which were like large, juicy peaches.

One day the king of the country stood on the bank of this same river...

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