5. The Elephant’s Child

The Elephant’s Child

Everyone has a favorite Just So Story, and “The Elephant’s Child” is mine. In this story, a curious elephant sets off to the Limpopo River to discover what crocodiles eat for dinner. When he got there, a crocodile tricked him and tried to eat him. The young elephant was able to pull away from the crocodile, but it resulted in his nose stretching out and becoming a trunk.

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