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Looking for stories to read in a range of African languages and English? Try our growing collection of stories to print out or read aloud. 

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Wait until I’m fat enough!

Long ago there was a goat that lived in the Transkei. In the early months of summer she always moved to the hills to find the best food. One day, as she walked towards the hills, she met an enormous leopard who wanted to eat her. She convinced the leopard to only eat her at the end of the summer, when she would be much fatter, and therefore a better meal. But what would happen at the end of the summer? Would the goat escape from the hungry leopard again? 


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