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Preface vii
I. How Night Came 3
II. How the Rabbit Lost His Tail 15
III. How the Toad Got His Bruises 23
IV. How the Tiger Got His Stripes 33
V. Why the Lamb is Meek 47
VI. Why the Tiger and the Stag Fear Each Other 61
VII. How the Speckled Hen Got Her Speckles 73
VIII. How the Monkey Became a Trickster 87
IX. How the Monkey and the Goat Earned Their Reputations 95
X. How the Monkey Got a Drink When He Was Thirsty 105
XI. How the Monkey Got Food When He Was Hungry 115
XII. Why the Bananas Belong to the Monkey 123