Why So Much Noise Author:Janina Domanska Many years ago in ancient India the Elephant and his friend the Tiger played a game to se who could make a noisy monkey fall down from a tree. "If you make him fall," said the cunning Tiger, "you can eat me. But if I make him fall, I will eat you." And the Tiger won. — "I will give you seven days," he said to the Elephant. "And then I will eat y... more »ou." All week long the Elephant wailed. "Why so much noise?" the animals aske. Finally, the little mouse deer came to see hat he could do to help.
How the tiny mouse deer tricked the Tiger and saved the Elephant's life makes this folktale one to be treasured by all children. Janina Domanska's pictures are as full of vitality and morth as the story.« less