The Hawks and Their Friends The Hawks and Their Friends
More Jataka Tales by Ellen C. Babbitt ReadOasis Step 4 (Part 3) The Turtle said, “I will help you at once.” Then the Turtle... The Hawks and Their Friends

More Jataka Tales by Ellen C. Babbitt
ReadOasis Step 4
(Part 3)

The Turtle said, “I will help you at once.” Then the Turtle went to the island where the Hawks lived. He dived into the water, collected some mud, and put out the fire with it. Then he lay still.

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The hunters cried: “Why should we bother to get the young Hawks? Let us kill this Turtle. He will make a fine breakfast for all of us. We must be careful or he will bite us. Let us throw a net ...

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