The Crab and the Monkey The Crab and the Monkey
By Andrew Lang ReadOasis Step 3 (Part 1) There was once a crab who lived in a hole on the shady side of a... The Crab and the Monkey

By Andrew Lang
ReadOasis Step 3
(Part 1)

There was once a crab who lived in a hole on the shady side of a mountain. She was a very good housewife. She was careful and industrious, and her hole was the cleanest in the country, so she took great pride in it.

One day she saw a handful of cooked rice lying near the mouth of her hole. A traveller must have dropped it when he was stopping to eat his dinner. Delighted at this discovery, she hurried to the spot and carried the rice back to her hole. T...

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