El muchachito listo y el terrible y peligroso animal (The Clever Boy and the Terrible, Dangerous Animal)


Teaching story (bilingual text) by Idries Shah.
An audio file of this text can be downloaded from the International Children's Digital Library



When a boy visits another village, he is amazed to find the townspeople terrified of something that—just because they have not seen it before—they mistake for a terrible, dangerous animal. With his own knowledge and by demonstration, the boy helps them overcome their fears.