Oinkink by Idries Shah

Illustrated by Laetitia Bermejo

In this very humorous tale, a man greedily hopes to have the skills and senses of a different animal but is so impatient to have his wish granted that he finds himself limiting his abilities, rather than enhancing them. read more

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Among other things, this simple story shows children how a blind impulse to ‘win’ without considering the consequences can end in the opposite effect.