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Republished in Brian Wildsmith’s Favourite Fables, 2008 MAKE THIS A LINK AND ALL OTHER LAFONTAINES

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”A book of startling originality, it has the freedom from inhibition, matched with the virtuosity of a master craftsman.”
Times Literary Supplement

One day a rat walks by accident right in front of a big, fierce lion. But the lion is feeling generous today. He lets the rat escape. In return, the rat promises to repay him for his kindness. But what can the little rat do to help the mighty King of the Jungle?

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