And so, if it’s quite all the same to you, I don’t want to be spanked any more.”. Hi Bertie, i loved it. When he felt lonely walking through Africa he sang to himself down his trunk, and the noise was louder than several brass bands. When the flies bit him he broke off the branch of a tree and used it as fly-whisk; and he made himself a new, cool, slushy-squshy mud-cap whenever the sun was hot. “Well,” said the bi-coloured-python-rock-snake, “you will find that new nose of yours very useful to spank people with.”, “Thank you,” said the Elephant’s Child, “I’ll remember that; and now I think I’ll go home to all my dear families and try.”. A male gorilla drum beats his chest, and the bonobo throws them some fruit. All over the elephant earth. He had only a blackish, bulgy nose, as big as a boot, that he could wriggle about from side to side; but he couldn't pick up things with it. me and my bestie jane love it and my name is laila, this story is cool and funny and creepy but it is so coooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooool So he said good-bye very politely to the bi-coloured-python-rock-snake, and helped to coil him up on the rock again, and went on, a little warm, but not at all astonished, eating melons, and throwing the rind about, because he could not pick it up, till he trod on what he thought was a log of wood at the very edge of the great grey-green, greasy Limpopo River, all set about with fever-trees. He had only a blackish, bulgy nose, as big as a boot, that he could wriggle about from side to side; but he couldn’t pick up things with it. i didn’t read it all. “It looks very ugly,” said his hairy uncle, the baboon. One fine morning in the middle of the Precession of the Equinoxes this ‘satiable Elephant’s Child asked a new fine question that he had never asked before. And still he was full of ‘satiable curtiosity! The story also has clear theme to it. How The Whale Got His Throat - Storynory free audio story. "And when things start to happen, don't worry. It is large and squatting, so it is hard to get around it. It’s a nice story Hi, I’m back. Don't stew. sooo funny….i should learn to speak lyk dis…. For some reason I can’t listen to a full story. Storynory Ltd, 26 Star Street, London UK. Strong and gentle elephants. this storie is good i have read this book. “O bananas!” said they, “where did you learn that trick, and what have you done to your nose?”, “I got a new one from the crocodile on the banks of the great grey-green, greasy Limpopo River,” said the Elephant’s Child. There are several English poems for kids, written to capture the imagination of young minds. But it never grew any shorter, and, besides, it made him squint. The poem was meaningful at the time because it spoke to the fact that we were a huge number of diverse people thrown together not by our own choosing, but a group that needed a thread of cohesion; this poem symbolized that thread. The elephant is very large And clumsy as a wooden barge, With legs like tree-trunks, yet he's mild And gentle as a little child. Well done Great book Happy Birthday Tyler XX, […] you enjoy this story, you might also like The Elephant’s Child, also from the Just So […], How The Whale Got His Throat - Storynory free audio story — The monkeys cry “it’s a boy, it’s a boy, and look at him isn’t he cute”. When he wanted grass he plucked grass up from the ground, instead of going on his knees as he used to do. . coooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooool, why did you make this story it is soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo long. It ia about a baby elephant. It is very interesting& I enjoyed it ! This is the way Bi-Coloured-Python-Rock-Snakes always talk. My children and I loved the way you presented the stories, the voices especially. This was my first record, which I kept listening to in French in the 1960s. I loved it. ‘What will you ask me next?’, ‘’Scuse me,’ said the Elephant’s Child, ‘but could you kindly tell me what he has for dinner?’. Dear El, it sounds like a temporary problem withe the internet. Kids will enjoy it too as they can relate with Elephants Child’s curiosity and innoscense … Reading good literature has helped my children learn and think better. i liked the story but it was really weird. But it was really the Crocodile, O Best Beloved, and the Crocodile winked one eye—like this! The Elephant’s Child, undaunted by his early experiences, and still eager to explore his universe, soon finds himself in real danger; but even here he stoutly exerts himself, and by the help of the adult and equivocal Bi-Coloured-Rock-Snake, escapes with his life, though mourning apparent malformation. Or Create a free Fairytalez account in less than a minute. And still he was full of satiable curtiosity! Really interestingly strange! Today is my birthday and I enjoy your story ,your the best story teller in the whole whide world. I love the just so stories and there also really interesting. It is so generous of you to share them with us for free. That’s great, we learn a lot when our parents read out loud to us. November 19, 2009. this recording is great, The Elephant's Child by Rudyard Kipling THE ELEPHANT'S CHILD IN the High and Far-Off Times the Elephant, O Best Beloved, had no trunk. I love to listen to your stories before bed… and I’m 26! He asked questions about everything that he saw, or heard, or felt, or smelt, or touched, and all his uncles and his aunts spanked him. We are going to enjoy returning to this website. story. He asked his tall aunt, the ostrich, why her tail-feathers grew just so, and his tall aunt the ostrich spanked him with her hard, hard claw. ❤️, thank you for elephant movie it was incrediable who ever write this movie i like you lllllllllllllllllllllllllllllove you. I liked the story very much.As i like to read stories and have read many. The Elephant's Child (poem) by Rudyard Kipling. We love your original stories as well as these classics. I wish I could travel back in time to meet him we could all learn so much from him he also has a good humor ! very gooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooood, ???????????????????????????????????????????? A child’s curiosity (Sifat ingin tahu kanak-kanak). I am going to the great grey-green, greasy Limpopo River, all set about with fever-trees, to find out what the crocodile has for dinner.” And they all spanked him once more for luck, though he asked them most politely to stop. Did you like this story? Hi, please, oh please record more the The Just So Stories. The forest is filled with lively chatter, from excitable chimpanzees. She sends ‘em abroad on her own affairs, From the second she opens her eyes— One million Hows, two million Wheres, And seven million Whys! "If there every comes a day, when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. cooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooool lol, great story please put more on thank you, niceeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE, What is the story trying to tell us. ‘Come hither, Little One,’ said the Crocodile. . IF YOU SAY YOU DON’T LIKE IT WELL TO US WHO LIKE IT WILL NEVER FORGET THIS BOOK. Then the Crocodile winked the other eye, and lifted half his tail out of the mud; and the Elephant’s Child stepped back most politely, because he did not wish to be spanked again. He feels the comfort of his mothers trunk . Dear Sophie, And Hello to Your Little Brother. ‘’Scuse me,’ said the Elephant’s Child most politely, ‘but have you seen such a thing as a Crocodile in these promiscuous parts?’, ‘Have I seen a Crocodile?’ said the Bi-Coloured-Python-Rock-Snake, in a voice of dretful scorn. Now you must know and understand, O Best Beloved, that till that very week, and day, and hour, and minute, this ‘satiable Elephant’s Child had never seen a Crocodile, and did not know what one was like. “Why do you ask such things?”, “Scuse me,” said the Elephant’s Child most politely, “but my father has spanked me, my mother has spanked me, not to mention my tall aunt, the ostrich, and my tall uncle, the giraffe, who can kick ever so hard, as well as my broad aunt, the hippopotamus, and my hairy uncle, the baboon, and including the bi-coloured-python-rock-snake, with the scalesome, flailsome tail, just up the bank, who spanks harder than any of them. This story was so beautiful I love it! from leafeon45 Thanks!! ‘Come hither, Little One,’ said the Crocodile, ‘for I am the Crocodile,’ and he wept crocodile-tears to show it was quite true. as he blinks in the first light of dawn. It isn’t actually a folk tale. I have never been as curious an the little elephant but I have been curious about some things. All Rights Reserved. I appreciate how it keeps with the original oral tradition of fiction. Elephant also uses wisdom, as she very intelligent, and thinks things through to all possible conclusions. It’s sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo funny!!!!!!!!!!! January 26, 2015, P.S Alkurmah Falah Meshare tomorrow is exam this story 31 October 2017. “Come hither, little one,” said the crocodile. Please write in English. Yet, I’m quite sure that the story kept me engaged the entire time! Thx. interesting. The elephant’s child is very curious and the whole story is centered on that fact. Will you please tell me what you have for dinner?”, “Come hither, little one,” said the crocodile, “and I’ll whisper.”. I think was boring and at the same time interesting(no), yes but at the beggining I didn’t understand very well the story. Umm, ROYSTEN, why r u using so much caps? As you read, you will see that the poet presents different kinds of trains and the child… ELISA WAS RIT I LICK STORY,S LICK HOW THE TIGER GOT HES STRIPES. He went from Graham’s Town to Kimberley, and from Kimberley to Khama’s Country, and from Khama’s Country he went east by north, eating melons all the time, till at last he came to the banks of the great grey-green, greasy Limpopo River, all set about with fever-trees, precisely as Kolokolo Bird had said. “I should like it very much indeed,” said the Elephant’s Child. The elephant’s child lived with Father, Mother and Baby Elephant. At the end of the third day a fly came and stung him on the shoulder, and before he knew what he was doing he lifted up his trunk and hit that fly dead with the end of it. At last things grew so exciting that his dear families went off one by one in a hurry to the banks of the great grey-green, greasy Limpopo River, all set about with fever-trees, to borrow new noses from the crocodile. 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