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The Fable of the Tarsier by Barry J. Northern Why not listen along to the Fable of the Tarsier as you read? Just click the play button below or download the MP3. A tarsier sat upon his branch, chewing on a large cricket he had just caught. A warm jungle breeze rustled the leaves about him, and above, stars twinkled through the forest canopy. He hea…
 
The Fable of the Pigeon by Barry J. Northern A young pigeon, not long out of the nest, squabbled among his fellows around the legs of one of the wingless giants who sat upon the strange wooden bush at this time every day. His father stayed close to him. “Look Fletch, this here giant is dropping bits of giant food already, good as grain that stuff. …
 
The Fable of the Elephant by Barry J. Northern A young elephant trailed behind the herd, trying not to be noticed. She wanted to play with the young ones, as she always had done, but Mother had told her that this year she was old enough to help with mothering duties. The first of the new calves had been born the previous night. It had been a wonder…
 
The Fable of the Swallow by Barry J. Northern A large roost of swallows settled about a tree, whose thinning branches fractured the sunset. One swallow among them stood on a high branch before her brood and proclaimed the end of Summer. "My children. It is time for us to journey towards the Sun, to our wintering grounds." The children became excite…
 
The Fable of the Rhino and the Oxpecker by Barry J. Northern One morning, a black rhino looked up from the thorny bush he was stripping with his hooked lips, for he heard the distant rumble of hoofbeats. He squinted against the savannah sun and could see only a cloud of dust with a vaguely darker kernel, for his eyesite was poor. He set his feet to…
 
The Fable of the Rock Ptarmigan by Barry J. Northern High upon a rocky outcrop, a Rock Ptarmigan shed its last white feather and so his thoughts turned to finding a lady. Now Rock Ptarmigan men are proud of their fine feathered feet, and their thick plumage, which changes colour with the seasons, but most of all each is proud of his comb, for it is…
 
The Fable of the Honey Bee by Barry J. Northern A honey bee worker emerged from her brood cell and immediately set about cleaning, for her new baby sister would need the nursery soon. The Queen Bee inspected her work. "One has not cleaned it well enough. One must try harder." Princess was mortified, for she only desired to be worthy in her mother's…
 
The Fable of the Kangaroo by Barry J. Northern A young Joey peered out of his mother's pouch for the first time. His eyes were wide with wonder as he gazed out into the world, for it was far larger than he had ever imagined nestled in the warmth and safety of the pouch. Out on the plains, some fascinating creatures were jumping around. "What are th…
 
The Fable of the Weaver Ant by Barry J. Northern A family of weaver ants chanced upon a fresh young mango tree one day and decided to make it their new home. It was not long before one of the family found a good leaf to begin the work of building a nest. He sought out the edge with his feelers and began to pull. His brothers and sisters saw him at …
 
The Fable of the Glow-worm by Barry J. Northern There was once a glow-worm who emerged out into the world for the first time, and beheld the night sky. While her sisters took their places on the blades of grass to await the menfolk, she stayed gazing at the stars. Before long Stargazer's sisters began to glow and twinkle around her in the grass. To…
 
The Fable of the Squirrel by Barry J. Northern There once was a young grey squirrel who became lost in the woods and could not find his way home. He spent a hard year alone casting about for food, for he was used to the help of his family, but in time he learnt well how to eat the spring buds, and later to find and gather the summer nuts, so that b…
 
The Fable of the Great Horned Owl by Barry J. Northern There once was a great horned owl who loved to hunt. He became known among the other owls for his great skill, even though his kind were hunters by nature. The other owls loved him, and so it was not long before he found himself a wife and made nest with her. Early in spring the couple's first …
 
The Fable of the Starfish by Barry J. Northern Two starfish clung to a rock in the shallows, enjoying the to and fro of the seawater against their tube feet. After a while, one starfish spoke to the other. "I am hungry. Let us go and find some mussels to eat." His friend agreed, and so they crawled down the rock and across the sand to where the mus…
 
The Fable of the Blackbird by Barry J. Northern A blackbird and his new wife flew across the fields searching for a good hedgerow in which to make their home. Long did they search for just the right spot, for it was their first year as yellow-beaks, and they had never before built a nest of their own. "How about the thick ivy upon this tree my love…
 
The Fable of the Orang-utan by Barry J. Northern Deep in the jungle, a family of young orang-utans played in the trees around their wise old father, who was content to sit and watch from his nest in the branches. Old Man's youngest son stopped by the nest while his brothers played on. He was in high spirits, and said to his father. "Oh, this playin…
 
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