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    Prince and Little Mouse

    Prince and Little Mouse       Once upon a time in a kingdom, there were three handsome and smart princes. One day the king told them that one of them had to be a king in the future so he asked them to travel so they got experience to be wise.       The first time for going was the oldest prince. On the way, he saw a little mouse. It ran in front of his horse. He tried to avoid the mouse. He was afraid that his horse would step on the mouse. But the mouse ran on his way. (Also read : Farmer of Watermelon)  …

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    Farmer of Watermelon

    Farmer of Watermelon       In a rural area of village, there was a Farmer of Watermelon whose name was Paijo. He was very diligent in planting watermelons and everyday he was watering the plants so he could raise watermelons in his field. But recently, he had got a problem with some naughty local kids who liked to sneak into his field, they took some watermelons and ate them. That really disturbed him. (Also read : Belog Folktale from Bali)       He tried to get the way to overcome this for some days. After some careful thinking, Paijo came up with a clever idea that he thought it…

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    Corruptor Job Profession

    Corruptor Job Profession       One day in the classroom teaching and learning process of English Subject of Junior High School, the teacher wanted to know the students’ ability in improving of English vocabulary about kinds of job. This was held by orally communication. (Also read : Wife Lost in Shopping Center) The process of teaching learning as below : Teacher: “Okay children, now is my time for getting your understanding of the material we have discussed about job’s name or profession. that end with ‘OR’ for someone who are surely successful.” Children: “Can you give examples, Mom?” Teacher: “Yes, for example: professor, doctor, inventor, and so on. That…

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    Belog Folktale from Bali

    Belog Folktale from Bali       Once upon a time, there lived a silly happy boy in a small village in Bali. His name was Belog. The word “Belog” in Bali means “Blockhead”. Belog was well known around his village because of the foolish things he was always doing. The people of the village never grew tired of telling each other stories about Belog’s simple-minded behavior.       Belog’s mother, one day accidentally dropped her last box of matches into a puddle of water. Because this, the matches got wet and would not light. She needed immediately matches to light her stove, so she called out to her…

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    Unlucky Great Inventor

    Unlucky Great Inventor       Long time ago there was a famous inventor named Daedalus. He was one of the greatest inventors of ancient times.       One day he was asked by the king of Crete to build a maze where he could imprison the Minotaur, a monster half-man and half-bull, so that it could never get out again. The ingenious architect did as he was asked, but some time later he helped Theseus, a famous hero, to kill the monster. (Also read : The Legend of Ruai Bird from West Kalimantan)       Knowing this, the king was very angry because he didn’t want to…

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    Smart Son and The Thief Master

    Smart Son and The Thief Master       Robinson wished to put his son to learn a trade, so he went into the church and prayed to their Lord to know which would be the most suitable for him.  Then the clerk got behind the altar, and said, thieving, thieving.  On this Robinson went back to his son, and told him he was to learn thieving, and that the Lord had said so.  So Robinson went with his son to seek a man who is acquainted with thieving.       They walked a long time and came into a great forest, where there stood a little house with…

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    The Eagle Who Lived Like a Hen

    The Eagle Who Lived Like a Hen       Once upon a time there was an eagle lived on a tree in the forest. It had constructed a nest wherein to lay its eggs. There the eagle would certainly hatch its eggs throughout the days.       There also a hen lived under the same tree. The hen had also laid eggs throughout the very same period when the eagle had actually laid its eggs. (Also read : The King became Massager of Abunawas)       One day, a bear went up the tree to consume the eagle’s eggs when the eagle had actually gone for hunting. The…

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    The Legend of Ruai Bird from West Kalimantan

    The Legend of Ruai Bird from West Kalimantan       Long time ago in West Kalimantan, there was a kingdom which it located near the Bawang Mountain and Ruai Mountain. The King had seven little girls. Unhappily, the queen had actually passed away. The king did not intend to remarry. (Also read : Legend Of Sendang Sani)       The seven daughters were beautiful. Nevertheless, the youngest little girl was one of the most stunning. She was likewise the kindest. She commonly helped other individuals. Her sisters were significantly different. They were lazy. They additionally had attitude problem. They were cruel to individuals.       The king knew…

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    An Owl and Dove

    An Owl and Dove       Once upon a time there was an owl who traveled far to move from forest to another forest. In this long journey, he met a dove. The dove was very amazed to see an owl that was so hastily. He Said, “Hi, Owl! Where do you want to go? “ (Also read other story at : King and Daughter of a Rebel Leader)       The owl spun for a moment in the air to see the dove, and then replied, “Aiih! It is too difficult to get along with the neighbors. You do you know, I have the talent to sing, if…

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    The King became Massager of Abunawas

    The King became Massager of Abunawas       One day Abunawas was invited to the king’s dinner party. Of course it made He was very glad, and he felt honored. He went to the palace in his best clothes. A servant welcomed him and showed him to his seat, the one nearest to the king’s seat. Soon all ministers appeared and they were seated on their seats. The last person entered the dining room was the king who sat on his special chair. (Also read : Abunawas Walking 0n stilts)       On each plate was a delicious roast chicken. The smell of the chicken made them hungry. After…