The Boy and the Tigers (Little Golden Book)

The Boy and the Tigers (Little Golden Book)

Helen Bannerman

Language: English

Pages: 24

ISBN: 0375827196

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


When a little boy named Rajani ventures into the jungle, he runs into several tigers who make him give them his fine new red coat, blue trousers, purple shoes with crimson linings, and even his green umbrella! But Rajani outsmarts the tigers in the end, in this kinder retelling of Helen Bannerman’s Little Black Sambo. New illustrations and non-offensive names and character depictions make this story lovable again.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Now,” said she, “we’ll all have pancakes for supper!” So she got flour and eggs and milk and sugar and butter, and she made a huge big plate of the most lovely pancakes. And she fried them in the melted butter which the Tigers had made, and they were just as yellow and brown as little Tigers. And then they all sat down to supper. And Ramita ate Twenty-seven pancakes, and Kapaali ate Fifty-five, but Little Rajani ate a Hundred and Sixty-nine, because he was so hungry.

“Now,” said she, “we’ll all have pancakes for supper!” So she got flour and eggs and milk and sugar and butter, and she made a huge big plate of the most lovely pancakes. And she fried them in the melted butter which the Tigers had made, and they were just as yellow and brown as little Tigers. And then they all sat down to supper. And Ramita ate Twenty-seven pancakes, and Kapaali ate Fifty-five, but Little Rajani ate a Hundred and Sixty-nine, because he was so hungry.

beautiful little Blue Trousers.” So the Tiger said, “Very well, I won’t eat you this time, but you must give me your beautiful little Blue Trousers.” So the Tiger got poor Little Rajani’s beautiful little Blue Trousers, and went away saying, “Now I’m the grandest Tiger in the Jungle.” And Little Rajani went on, and by and by he met another Tiger, and it said to him, “Little Rajani, I’m going to eat you up!” And Little Rajani said, “Oh! Please, Mr. Tiger, don’t eat me up, and I’ll give you

went away saying, “Now I’m the grandest Tiger in the Jungle.” And by and by Little Rajani met another Tiger, and it said to him, “Little Rajani, I’m going to eat you up!” And Little Rajani said, “Oh! Please, Mr. Tiger, don’t eat me up, and I’ll give you my beautiful Green Umbrella.” But the Tiger said, “How can I carry an umbrella, when I need all my paws for walking with?” “You could tie a knot on your tail and carry it that way,” said Little Rajani. “So I could,” said the Tiger. “Give it

to me, and I won’t eat you this time.” So he got poor Little Rajani’s beautiful Green Umbrella, and went away saying, “Now I’m the grandest Tiger in the Jungle.” And poor Little Rajani went away crying, because the cruel Tigers had taken all his fine clothes. Presently he heard a horrible noise that sounded like “Gr-r-r-r-r-rrrrrrr,” and it got louder and louder. “Oh! Dear!” said Little Rajani. “There are all the Tigers coming back to eat me up! What shall I do?” So he ran quickly to a

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